Solomons dolphin export plan under fire | Pacific Beat

Solomons dolphin export plan under fire

Solomons dolphin export plan under fire

Updated 17 May 2013, 9:57 AEST

A prominent dolphin exporter from Solomon Islands says he plans to resume live-exports next month.

Robert Satu says his company Marine Export Limited is already working on an order to send 28 dolphins to China.

But Lawrence Makili, from the US-based conservation group, the Earth Island Institute, says it'll be difficult to export dolphins while a moratorium on the trade exists.

Presenter: Campbell Cooney

Speaker: Lawrence Makili, Earth Island Institute, Solomon Islands


Campbell Cooney

Campbell Cooney


Campbell joined the ABC in 1997 and has been reporting as Radio Australia’s Pacific Correspondent since 2006.

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