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Getting attention to the dolphin hunts is what it is all about, and Ric O'Barry and the Earth Island Dolphin Project Team did just that in Japan.
International Events Raised Awareness and Built Community
Ric and the Dolphin Project Team are in Taiji, live streaming and reporting on the status of the dolphin hunts on our Facebook Pages. Here's what's happening...
Ric O'Barry and the Earth Island Dolphin Team will be in Tokyo and Taiji, Japan, this weekend for the official opening of the dolphin-hunting season. See what they have planned!
Our auction for the wonderful painting of Angel the albino dolphin by artist Catherine Garneau's closes on August 31st, so hurry and get your bids in! Cards and other items are also available for sale, with proceeds benefiting Earth Island's Dolphin Project.
In a victory for dolphins, tuna caught by chasing, netting, and killing dolphins has been taken off the shelves of supermarket giants Kroger and Save Mart, thanks to Earth Island Institute.
In a meeting tomorrow in Japan, Sakae Hemmi of Elsa Nature Conservancy of Japan and her colleagues will meet with the president of JAZA and the director of WAZA to urge an end to the captivity industry's subsidy of the Taiji dolphin hunts.
In the Huffington Post blog, Mark J. Palmer of Earth Island explains why Japan should stop killing whales and dolphins, and why the Obama Administration should push them to do so.