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Blog Archives: November 2012

Cove Update and Goodbye for Now

Cove Update and Goodbye for Now

November 29, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Our volunteer Cove Monitor Tia Butt leaves Taiji, but witnesses an epic struggle between pods of Risso's dolphins and the dolphin hunters.

A First: Japanese Protest the Dolphin Hunts!

A First: Japanese Protest the Dolphin Hunts!

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

For the first time, Japanese animal rights activists stage a major demonstration against the dolphin and whale hunts in Tokyo.

Horrid Days in Taiji

Horrid Days in Taiji

November 23, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Over the past two days, Tia Butt, our volunteer Cove Monitor in Taiji, has witnessed two more hunts for dolphins.

Weather Is Key to Dolphin Survival

Weather Is Key to Dolphin Survival

November 20, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Volunteer Cove Monitor Tia Butt reports on Monday's slaughter of Risso's dolphins in Taiji.

Dolphin Deaths Continue in the Cove

Dolphin Deaths Continue in the Cove

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

Our Volunteer Cove Monitor Tia Butt reports on the Risso's Dolphin Slaughter from Friday.

Goodbye For Now

Goodbye For Now

November 16, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Our Cove Monitor from Norway, Johanne Aa Rosvoli, says goodbye for now to Taiji and the Cove.

A New Kill of Risso’s Dolphins

A New Kill of Risso’s Dolphins

November 13, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

A pod of Risso's dolphins meets a sad fate in Taiji, as reported by our volunteer Cove Monitor Tia Butt.

More Hope and Faith

More Hope and Faith

November 10, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

For three days, the dolphin hunters have failed to find any dolphins, as our volunteer Cove Monitor Kerry O'Brien reports on her last day in Taiji.

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