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One of Our Worst Days

One of Our Worst Days

January 24, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

A sad day, as nine Risso's dolphins are killed in the Cove, but Tia Butt reports that several other dolphins escaped.

ALERT: Help Shut Down the Smallest Dolphin Tank in the World

ALERT: Help Shut Down the Smallest Dolphin Tank in the World

January 23, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Help shut down the smallest tank in the world in the Taiji Whale Museum by writing, calling or emailing the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) and sign our petition.

Some Peace in the Cove

Some Peace in the Cove

January 22, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

High winds blow away the dolphin hunters' chances again in Taiji, as reported by our volunteer Cove Monitor Tia Butt.  But many dolphins still suffer daily in captivity.

The Cove at Daytona Redux!

The Cove at Daytona Redux!

January 20, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Leilani Munter, race car driver and lover of dolphins, is closing in on raising enough money for Daytonna and her special "Cove"-themed racing car.  Help put her over the top!

Currents of Change Stirring

Currents of Change Stirring

January 19, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Leah Lemieux reports that heavy weather keeps dolphins safe for the past few days, while change in Japan is happening, albeit slowly.

A Slaughter on Sunday

A Slaughter on Sunday

January 16, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Tia Butt reports on Sunday's slaughter, with Leah Lemieux's video.  But heavy winds foils the dolphin hunters on Monday and today.

Taiji: A Mixed Forecast

Taiji: A Mixed Forecast

January 15, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Another slaughter of striped dolphins, as reported by Cove Monitor Leah Lemieux, but the dolphin killers let some of the pod go.

A Bit of Peace for Taiji Dolphins

A Bit of Peace for Taiji Dolphins

January 13, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Dolphins have a small break in Taiji, as Ric O'Barry reports on his way out of Japan.

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