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Taiji Slaughter Season Ends in Blood

Taiji Slaughter Season Ends in Blood

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

Too many dolphins died, almost 900, but Japanese activists are getting involved too, as Ric O'Barry assesses this year's dolphin hunt season in Taiji.

Sakae Hemmi on Mercury in Dolphin Meat

Sakae Hemmi on Mercury in Dolphin Meat

October 1, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

One of Japan's foremost protector of dolphins and a great friend and colleague, Sakae Hemmi of Elsa Nature Conservancy, spoke recently with Elizabeth Batt about her studies of mercury in dolphin meat.

A Glimmer of Hope

A Glimmer of Hope

July 18, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Helen O'Barry reports on Ric's trip to the Faroe Islands, where pilot whales are killed on a regular basis.  Is there a glimmer of hope?

Participate in Japan Dolphins Day 2012!

Participate in Japan Dolphins Day 2012!

July 18, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

 

Ric O'Barry asks for your help to make this year's Japan Dolphins Day better than ever! 

The Danger of Mercury in Dolphin Meat

The Danger of Mercury in Dolphin Meat

April 30, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Earth Island and Ric O'Barry have the scientific facts about mercury.  Will the Japanese government listen?

Tortured Risso’s Slaughtered

Tortured Risso’s Slaughtered

February 5, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

In Taiji, Risso's dolphins are slaughtered while two are kept for captivity, all carefully hidden from the cameras of our Cove Monitors.  Tim Burns reports.

Ric O’Barry’s 2012 Resolution: End Taiji Slaughter

Ric O’Barry’s 2012 Resolution: End Taiji Slaughter

December 29, 2011 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

In this interview by Salvatore Cardoni from TakePart.com, Ric O'Barry talks about his plans for 2012 to protect dolphins around the world.

Looking Forward to 2012 (Cove Update Added)

Looking Forward to 2012 (Cove Update Added)

December 23, 2011 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

It has been a year unlike any other year.  There has been trajedy, but also much progress.  Ric O'Barry talks about 2011 and looking forward to our campaigns in 2012.

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