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More Captive Dolphins in the Cove

More Captive Dolphins in the Cove

September 25, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Our Japanese Cove Monitor Sakura tells us about the rounding up of bottlenose dolphins in Taijji, apparently just for captivity.

Dolphin Rehab Facility in the Philippines?

Dolphin Rehab Facility in the Philippines?

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

Last week, when Ric was in the Philippines, he conducted an investigation of a so-called dolphin rehabilitation center.

The Game Has Changed in Taiji

The Game Has Changed in Taiji

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

 The dolphin hunters of Taiji have changed their game this year, making it hard for our volunteer Cove Monitors to keep up with them.  Becca Jurczak reports on the capture of bottlenose dolphins.

Not Everyone Loves Marineland!

Not Everyone Loves Marineland!

August 21, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

A major demonstration in Canada confronts the inhumane conditions of Marineland, as reported by our friend and campaigner, Rachel Larivee.

A Visit in Taiji with Hope and Faith

A Visit in Taiji with Hope and Faith

August 2, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Heather Hil is back in Taiji, and pays a visit to the two dolphins, Faith and Hope, who launghished in the smallest dolphin tank in the world.

David Kirby and Death at SeaWorld

David Kirby and Death at SeaWorld

July 26, 2012 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

David Kirby speaks out about captive orcas in his new book Death at SeaWorld.

Behind the Dolphin Smile

July 16, 2012 by David Phillips, Save Japan Dolphins

Ric O'Barry's book Behind the Dolphin Smile offers a glimpse into his quest of saving dolphins from abuse, slaughter and exploitation. 

Carrefour Sides with the Dolphins

Carrefour Sides with the Dolphins

June 21, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Supermarket giant Carrefour decides to withdraw support from a dolphin traveling circus in Indonesia

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