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At the Taiji Whale Museum

At the Taiji Whale Museum

November 8, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

No dolphins killed in the Cove, so our volunteer Cove Monitor Terry O'Brien went to see captive dolphins in the notorious Taiji Whale Museum.

Return to Taiji and Slaughter

Return to Taiji and Slaughter

November 7, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Tia Butt, our returning volunteer Cove Monitor, reports on the slaughter of a pod of Risso's Dolphins in Taiji.

Heading for Home

Heading for Home

October 28, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Bad weather means safety for dolphins, as volunteer Cove Monitor Ruth Williams reports on her final day in Taiji.

A Safe Day for Our Friends

A Safe Day for Our Friends

October 27, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Ruth Williams, our Cove Monitor in Taiji, reports good news for dolphins in the ocean, but the plight of captive dolphins is heartbreaking.

Dolphin Project Objects to Payments at Hearing

Dolphin Project Objects to Payments at Hearing

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

Ric O'Barry and the Dolphin Project are calling for an investigation by the US Attorney General and the NOAA General Counsel of the payment to people to stand in line for hours and attend the public hearing of the Georgia Aquarium's permit to import eighteen captive beluga whales from Russia.

A Wonderful Day in Taiji

A Wonderful Day in Taiji

October 24, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Volunteer Cove Monitor Ruth Williams reports on a lucky escape for a pod of dolphins, and she hands out The Cove to students.

Dolphin Project Opposes the Beluga Permits

Dolphin Project Opposes the Beluga Permits

October 11, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Ric O'Barry testifies today before the National Marine Fisheries Service against the import of eighteen captive belugas from Russia.

Marineland: One for the History Books

Marineland: One for the History Books

October 9, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Rachel Larivee from Canada reports on the historic demonstration in front of Marineland calling for the notorious facillity to be closed down.

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