About Sabrina

Sabrina is a 2nd year at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA, USA majoring in Biology and Foreign Affairs. She has volunteered for La Dolphin Connection for more than a year, spending most of her time translating articles from French to English and writing originals in English. Additionally, she was the co-founder and co-president of the Protect Our Dolphins (POD) club at her high school, working to donate money to the Oceanic Preservation Society.

Video – Russia: They (actually) saved Willy the orca and his three friends from an icy death

https://youtu.be/f084o0V_ECs A team from the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations saved four orcas, including a pup, stuck in the ice field near the island of Sakhalin. The rescuers spend eight hours freeing the large cetaceans from their icy prison. It's a happy ending for this group of orcas. The four cetaceans, including a pup, [...]

By |2017-05-19T05:58:44+02:008 June 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

A glimmer of hope for the endangered dolphins of Bangladesh

The government has forbidden all travel on a river in southwest Bangladesh, an area surrounded by the biggest mangrove forest in the world. The ban on navigation in the Shela river was imposed after a ship carrying more than one thousand tons of coal sank, threatening the delicate equilibrium of the Sundarbans region and the [...]

By |2017-05-19T05:58:46+02:005 April 2016|Categories: Non classé|0 Comments

Humans are still the problem

Par Sabrina Kim 1er Décembre 2015 The images shown above and on the left side are not new or revolutionary—they are familiar to everyone, and it is more likely than not that you have seen one of these shows at some point in your life. It’s easy to dismiss them as a light-hearted form of [...]

By |2017-05-19T05:58:49+02:002 December 2015|Categories: Dolphinariums and Captive Dolphins|0 Comments

What Dolphin Tale doesn’t tell you about Winter

Dolphin Tale tells us the story of Winter, a baby dolphin who was found in a lagoon in southern Florida, hopelessly entangled in crab trap line. She was transported immediately to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium for treatment of her tail, which had lost circulation during the hours that she was trapped. Despite the best efforts [...]

By |2017-05-19T05:58:49+02:006 September 2015|Categories: Dolphinariums and Captive Dolphins|12 Comments

A dolphin and a diver

Here is the story of a rescue that is far from common, something that exemplifies perfectly the proper relationship between dolphin and man. During a night scuba trip in Hawaii, this dolphin, tangled hopelessly in a fishing line, swims right up to a group of divers. It was clear that the dolphin needed help. On Friday, January 18th, [...]

By |2015-09-01T04:07:12+02:001 September 2015|Categories: Ethology|0 Comments
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