China’s Grandview Polar Ocean World in Zhengjia Plaza shopping mall is a living hell for animals. (March 2018) Since the opening of the Grandview aquarium in early 2016, there have been numerous reports of large numbers of fish deaths, the mysterious disappearance of a whale shark (which is presumed dead) and a media frenzy surrounding […]
China’s Chimelong Ocean Kingdom is an industry benchmark for the use and harm of animals. (March 2018) If you want to talk about animal welfare issues within the domestic aquarium industry then the Zhuhai Chimelong Ocean Kingdom is creating a new benchmark for how bad things can get. Since its opening in 2014, we at […]
China Cetacean Alliance investigation into Nanning Zoo, China (January 2018) Nanning Zoo is another typical city zoo in China with small enclosures, many animals and a lack of information boards or education materials. It holds a Chinese white dolphin (Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin) called Lao Bai who broke his upper jaw by accidentally inserting it into […]
Animal welfare issues in three aquariums in Nanchang, China. Nanchang Wanda Aquarium | Nanchang Zoo | Nanchang Ocean Park (November 2017) Nanchang Wanda Aquarium In 2013, the Wanda Group announced that it would build the self-proclaimed “world’s largest aquarium” in Nanchang, Jiangxi. We were very sorry to hear this well-funded and well-resourced company had entered […]
China Cetacean Alliance investigation into Beijing Aquarium, China (May 2017) Beijing Aquarium is a separate facility in Beijing Zoo; visitors have to purchase a separate ticket to enter. However, most people see the aquarium as a part of Beijing Zoo, which is a national zoo and has banned animal performance for years. Cetaceans According to […]
China Cetacean Alliance investigation into Tianjin Haichang Polar Ocean World, China (May 2017) Tianjin Haichang Polar Ocean World opened in September 2010. It is located in a newly developed area in Tianjin, which is about two hours’ drive from Beijing. It is a popular choice among people both in Tianjin and Beijing and among visitors […]
Dr.Naomi A. Rose visited 3 typical aquariums (Chimelong Ocean Kingdom, Grandview Aquarium and Haichang Polar Ocean World-Chengdu) in China mainland during 4th-7th December 2016.
China Cetacean Alliance carried out an investigation of marine theme parks in Mainland China from Oct 2014 to Sep 2015. The captive environments are really bad for all cetaceans and all of them cannot thrive in captivity and have miserable lives. Please have a look of the video and from now on don’t buy a […]