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Blog Archives: November 2011

Goodbye to the Cove

Goodbye to the Cove

November 25, 2011 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Ben Werdegar leaves the Cove and Taiji, heading for home, with some thoughts about nets.

Ben Goes to Taiji

Ben Goes to Taiji

November 24, 2011 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Ben Werdegar and his father were in Taiji this past week; read this 14-year-old's moving account of the slaughter of eight Risso's dolphins.

An Open Letter of Thanks to Taiji Police

An Open Letter of Thanks to Taiji Police

November 21, 2011 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Our Save Japan Dolphins monitors and team send a note of thanks to the police of Taiji and denounce any violence or threats.

REKINDLING THE WATERS: The Truth About Swimming With Dolphins

REKINDLING THE WATERS: The Truth About Swimming With Dolphins

November 15, 2011 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

If you want to learn about the problems of captivity, read Leah Lemieux's book, Rekindling the Waters.

A Rough Ride for Risso’s

A Rough Ride for Risso’s

November 13, 2011 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Around ten Risso's dolphins die in Taiji, but, according to Save Japan Dolphins volunteer Cove Monitor Leah Lemieux, the fate of others, including two rare Rough-toothed dolphins, is better.

Europe’s most prestigious Media Award goes to Richard O’Barry!

Europe’s most prestigious Media Award goes to Richard O’Barry!

November 12, 2011 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Ric O'Barry receives a Bambi Award and gets his message out to more than 5 million TV viewers in Europe: "Don't buy a ticket to a dolphin show!"

Ric O’Barry to Receive Prestigious Bambi Award in Germany

Ric O’Barry to Receive Prestigious Bambi Award in Germany

November 9, 2011 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Ric O'Barry will be in Germany to receive the prestigious Bambi Award, the oldest media award in Europe.

Killing Dies Hard in Taiji

Killing Dies Hard in Taiji

November 9, 2011 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Leah Lemieux reports on another drive hunt, one that failed, thankfully, and about a dying captive dolphin.

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