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Blog Archives: January 2012

Part of My Heart and Soul Remains in Taiji

Part of My Heart and Soul Remains in Taiji

January 31, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

As our Cove Monitor Tia Butt leaves Taiji, she reports on a large kill of striped dolphins.

No Killing in the Cove Again

No Killing in the Cove Again

January 30, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

No dolphins died today in the Cove, and our Save Japan Dolphins' volunteer Cove Monitor Tia Butt reports that the fishermen from Taiji have been unable to find dolphins, much less kill them, for several days.

A Day of Peace; A Day of Slaughter

A Day of Peace; A Day of Slaughter

January 26, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Our volunteer Cove Monitor Tia Butt reports on another slaughter of Risso's dolphins today, after a day of peace for the dolphins yesterday.

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.

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