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Blog Archives: February 2012

One to be Slaughtered; Two for Captivity

One to be Slaughtered; Two for Captivity

February 18, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Three bottlenose dolphins met different tragic fates today, as reported by our volunteer Cove Monitor, Tim Burns.

Watch Leilani Race for the Dolphins! (Update)

Watch Leilani Race for the Dolphins! (Update)

February 17, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Watch Leilani Munter, Cove Monitor and race car driver, compete at Daytona on Feb. 18th, broadcast live on the SPEED Channel. (UPDATED)

The Tide is Turning in Taiji

The Tide is Turning in Taiji

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

Ric O'Barry reports that the Taiji hunts will end early this year and that there is further cause to hope for an end to the slaughters in Japan.

Impressions from a New Cove Monitor

Impressions from a New Cove Monitor

February 14, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Becca Jurczak, a new volunteer Cove Monitor in Taiji for the past 11 days for Save Japan Dolphins, gives her impressions of her efforts for the dolphins.

Another Gruesome Slaughter

Another Gruesome Slaughter

February 12, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

More striped dolphins die in Taiji today, after two days without any killing, as volunteer Cove Monitor Tim Burns reports.

The Cove Runs Red Again

The Cove Runs Red Again

February 5, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Volunteer Cove Monitor Tim Burns reports on the slaughter in Taiji of striped dolphins, while Taiji holds a foot race for Japanese people who don't even know the slaughter is going on.

Tortured Risso’s Slaughtered

Tortured Risso’s Slaughtered

February 5, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

In Taiji, Risso's dolphins are slaughtered while two are kept for captivity, all carefully hidden from the cameras of our Cove Monitors.  Tim Burns reports.

HELP SHUT DOWN THE SMALLEST DOLPHIN TANK

HELP SHUT DOWN THE SMALLEST DOLPHIN TANK

February 1, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Help shut down the smallest tank in the world in Taiji, with new video by Leah Lemieux featuring Ric O'Barry.

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