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Ex-dolphin Hunter Says Slaughter is Not Tradition

Ex-dolphin Hunter Says Slaughter is Not Tradition

March 17, 2014 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Last Friday, Ric O'Barry and former dolphin hunter Mr. Izumi Ishii did a joint talk before a crowd at Temple University, Tokyo.  Here's what they had to say, according to The Japan Times.

The Lonely Life of Tilikum

The Lonely Life of Tilikum

March 12, 2014 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

At SeaWorld Orlando, the orca Tilikum lives a lonely life, as reported by Helene Hesselager O'Barry.

An Angel in Hell

An Angel in Hell

March 9, 2014 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Ric O'Barry inspects the Taiji Whale Museum (in disguise), observing Angel and her confinement.  She's alive, but an angel living in hell.

Free the Sea concert with NERVO

Free the Sea concert with NERVO

March 9, 2014 by David Phillips, Save Japan Dolphins

Join us for a benefit concert in San Diego, featuring DJs from around the world

Thanks to Our Auction Donors!

Thanks to Our Auction Donors!

March 5, 2014 by David Phillips, Save Japan Dolphins

A big thank you to all who bid and passed along the word about our first ever Seven Seas Auction to benefit our Save Japan Dolphins Campaign!

Kiss the Sky  Orca Freedom Concert

Kiss the Sky Orca Freedom Concert

March 2, 2014 by Mark J. Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Get your tickets for the Orca Freedom Concert, featuring Heart with special guest Graham Nash and Joan Jett, coming up on Earth Day in Seattle.  Proceeds benefit orca research and preservation organizations, including Earth Island Institute's International Marine Mammal Project.

SeaWorld’s Pathetic Open Letter

SeaWorld’s Pathetic Open Letter

February 25, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Just before the Christmas holidays, SeaWorld posted a full-page newspaper ad, stating a number of things about captive orcas that are, frankly, rubbish.

Taiji Striped Dolphin Family Devastated

Taiji Striped Dolphin Family Devastated

February 21, 2014 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Our Cove Monitor Terran Baylor reports on yesterday's striped dolphin slaughter in Taiji. 

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