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Taiji Whale Farm Redux

Taiji Whale Farm Redux

October 9, 2013 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

The Taiji Town Council proposes (again) to net in whales and dolphins for a theme park that includes swimming with whales and munching on dolphin meat.

Why I am voting for PROMAR in the BILLe contest?

Why I am voting for PROMAR in the BILLe contest?

September 26, 2013 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

I'm voting for PROMAR in this particular BILLe contest because they are constantly dealing with emergencies on their beaches.  

¿Por qué estoy votando por  PROMAR en el concurso de The BiLLe?

¿Por qué estoy votando por PROMAR en el concurso de The BiLLe?

September 26, 2013 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Estoy votando por PROMAR en el concurso de The BiLLe particularmente, ya que constantemente están teniendo que acudir a las playas para atender emergencias.

Don’t Buy a Ticket (Sample Letter to Editor)

Don’t Buy a Ticket (Sample Letter to Editor)

September 23, 2013 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Our volunteer Mara Silver recommends writing letters to the editor of your local newspaper.

Another Dolphin Drive in Taiji; Juvenile Killed (Video Added)

Another Dolphin Drive in Taiji; Juvenile Killed (Video Added)

September 6, 2013 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Our volunteer Cove Monitor Tim Burns reports on yesterday's dolphin drive and today's sorting of dolphins, with a tragedy.  Video by Melissa Thompson Esaia.

WAZA Could Stop the Slaughter

WAZA Could Stop the Slaughter

September 6, 2013 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) could end the dolphin hunts in Taiji, if they took action to stop the practice of subsidizing the slaughter by their member aquariums.

Beluga Import Permit DENIED!

Beluga Import Permit DENIED!

August 6, 2013 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

The US National Marine Fisheries Service has denied the Georgia Aquarium a permit to import 18 beluga whales caught in the wild in Russia.

EcoJoia is Back and Better than Ever!

EcoJoia is Back and Better than Ever!

July 24, 2013 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Our store Ecojoia is back in business and better than ever!

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