CONNY's 40th Aniversary
On June 25, 2016 from noon to 3:00 p.m., CSI will celebrate the fortieth anniversary of CONNY, the life-size ferro-concrete model of a sperm whale built by CSI in 1976 on the grounds of the Children's Museum in West Hartford, CT.
Stay tuned for details!
The Movie SONIC SEA Shown In Hartford, CT
"Oceans are a sonic symphony. Sound is essential to the survival and prosperity of marine life. But man-made ocean noise is threatening this fragile world. Sonic Sea is about protecting life in our waters from the destructive effects of oceanic noise pollution."
The movie SONIC SEA was shown at Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor Street, Hartford, CT, on May 23 through May 26, 2016. CSI was there to make a presentation on each night. Thanks to everyone who organized this event, and everyone who attended the movie!
See the movie's web site at www.sonicsea.org.
Proposal To End Dolphin Captivity In New South Wales, Australia
The former NSW Premier Bob Carr and current politicians have announced a proposed new bill to end dolphin captivity in NSW Australia. This legislation would effectively phase out dolphin captivity in NSW, placing an immediate ban on captive dolphin breeding. Dolphin Marine Magic is one of only two dolphinariums in Australia and it is in the state of New South Wales. There is a current plan to turn DMM into a marine hospital rather than the outdated circus that it is right now.
For more information see:
CSI's Anti-Captivity Flyer
CSI's 1997 anti-captivity flyer is still relevant today, even with outdated statistics. Its message is even more powerful than today's headlines in major media, as reflected by Wall Street, SeaWorld's increasing panic, and the public's realization that their tickets support the exploitation of the captives. Read it here: