Learn More Government RegulationsIn the United States, the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 protects marine mammals both in human care and in the wild. Learn More ThreatsEven though marine mammals are protected in the United States, there are exceptions to these protection laws and they face many human imposed threats both in the U.S. and worldwide. Learn More FishingDolphins need your help. Serious and even fatal injuries from interactions with fishing gear and boats are on the rise. Learn More Wild DolphinsNormally, wild animals tend to keep a distance from people, but when people feed and interact with them, they can lose their natural fear of humans and become vulnerable to a variety of problems. Learn More ScapegoatsThe Politics of the Seal Slaughter By Captain Paul Watson.