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WAZA & JAZA to Meet Elsa & Japan Activists

WAZA & JAZA to Meet Elsa & Japan Activists

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

In a meeting tomorrow in Japan, Sakae Hemmi of Elsa Nature Conservancy of Japan and her colleagues will meet with the president of JAZA and the director of WAZA to urge an end to the captivity industry's subsidy of the Taiji dolphin hunts.

3 Victories for Dolphins, Belugas, and Orcas

3 Victories for Dolphins, Belugas, and Orcas

August 1, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Three small but significant victories have happened for captive dolphins, beluga whales and orcas, just in the past week!

Join Japan Dolphins Day 2014!

Join Japan Dolphins Day 2014!

July 10, 2014 by Laura Bridgeman

Plan an event or join one near you for Sept. 1st, 2014's Japan Dolphins Day!

Join Ric at EU Dolphin Demo

Join Ric at EU Dolphin Demo

June 23, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Ric is heading to the big demonstration against dolphinariums in Europe, to be held in Brussels on June 28th.

We Want to Hear Your SeaWorld Story!

We Want to Hear Your SeaWorld Story!

June 18, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

We want your stories about SeaWorld?  When did you go and when did you decide it was wrong?

Watch Episodes of Blood Dolphin$

Watch Episodes of Blood Dolphin$

June 16, 2014 by Laura Bridgeman

Watch Blood Dolphin$ on Animal Planet via Video on Demand.

Sakae Hemmi Speaks Out on Taiji Hunts

Sakae Hemmi Speaks Out on Taiji Hunts

June 9, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Sakae Hemmi, of the Elsa Nature Conservancy of Japan, speaks out on the issue of the Taiji dolphin hunts, noting they are not traditional or part of Japan's culture.

Southwest Airlines Should Drop SeaWorld Promo

Southwest Airlines Should Drop SeaWorld Promo

May 21, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Southwest Airlines should stop promoting SeaWorld, while the National Aquarium in Baltimore considers retiring its captive dolphins to sea pens.  Here is how you can help.

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