Category: Fun stuff

8 ways to help dolphins during physical isolation

Apr 07, 2020 by afdadmin
No comments

While it’s tough being stuck at home, it doesn’t mean you can’t keep busy saving marine life. There are many ways you can continue to help – read on to hear our top 8 ideas! Sign and share a petition  Signing a petition is one of the best ways you can stay active on key View full story

Virtual reality: The cruelty free dolphin experience

Jan 24, 2020 by afdadmin
No comments

Using the technology of virtual reality people can experience the joy, beauty and awe of swimming with dolphins without supporting dolphin captivity.  Dolphin Swim Club is a non-profit foundation that has created a virtual reality experience to give people the opportunity to swim with dolphins from anywhere. It provides an alternative to dolphin-assisted therapies which View full story

Action for Dolphins hosts the Seaside Scavenge

Jul 02, 2019 by afdadmin
No comments

On the 15th of June Action for Dolphins hosted one of Melbourne’s biggest beach cleans. Over 180 people joined us to clean up Frankston foreshore. The festival brought together numerous not-for-profits, local businesses and people from all over Melbourne.  The festival ran as a “trash for treasure” where attendees could trade rubbish collected for tokens View full story

Close Encounters

Aug 16, 2018 by afdadmin
No comments

Words and images by Michael Ashton. The ancient Greeks passed down many fundamental concepts about maths, philosophy, art and culture. But what is often forgotten is their reverence for dolphins. Greek coins, pottery, art, temples, and mythology are full of dolphin images. Dolphins’ sonic language or ‘echolocation’ is comprised of clicks and whistles sent in View full story

Hawaii says Aloha! to marine welfare

Sep 25, 2017 by afdadmin
No comments

-By Ashley Boreckyi When I first visited Hawaii five years ago, there was an abundance of activities involving captive dolphins and other sea life actively promoted around the island. You couldn’t walk a few metres down the main road without being offered the chance to swim with dolphins, or “feed and pat real turtles!” It View full story