Blog: Captivity Industry
Leah Lemieux reports on another drive hunt, one that failed, thankfully, and about a dying captive dolphin.
A new documentary about Keiko, the orca star of Free Willy, is out that chronicles Earth Island Institute's rehabilitation and return of the first captive orca to his home waters of Iceland.
On a dramatic day in Taiji, volunteer Cove Monitor Leah Lemieux reports on a dolphin drive, with one pod meeting death in the Cove but the other escaping.
Leah Lemieux reports that no dolphins were killed today in Taiji, but unsuspecting Japanese tourists flock to pet, kiss and swim with captive dolphins, not knowing their origin.
Our Cove Monitor Leah Lemieux is in Japan, but before going to Taiji, she stopped off on Mikura Island near Tokyo to swim with wild dolphins.
Our volunteer Cove Monitor, Tia Butt, ends her stay at Taiji, reporting on the slaughter of striped dolphins, the capture of false killer whales for captivity, and a small tank at the notorious Taiji Whale Museum.
The Cove comes to Thailand
Tia reports on a captive dolphin in Taiji, Japan in trouble.