The Relationship between Humans and Dolphins
Many cases of humans interacting with dolphins, both positively and
negatively, exist. Humans have slaughtered millions of dolphins in the name of
wealth, while other humans have tried to save them. Dolphins have been kept in
captivity, causing a great deal of controversy over the ethical implications
of such activities as research and performance. This section discusses three
major issues regarding the relationship between humans and dolphins: threats,
conservation, and dolphins in captivity.