Founder and Executive Director, The Kimmela Center for Animal Advocacy
Lori Marino is a neuroscientist and an expert in animal behaviour and intelligence. Formerly on the faculty at Emory University, she is the founder and executive director of the Kimmela Center for Animal Advocacy in Utah, and president of the Whale Sanctuary Project.
Dolphins are not healers
Dolphins are smart, sociable predators. They don’t belong in captivity and they shouldn’t be used to ‘cure’ the ill
Animals and humans
Farmed animals have personalities, smarts, even a sense of agency. Why then do we saddle them with lives of utter despair?
Oceans and water
They are prisoners
Captive orcas are tormented by boredom and family separation, but they cannot be simply released. What’s the solution?