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10 Priorities for Dolphin and Whale Protection in 2015

10 Priorities for Dolphin and Whale Protection in 2015

January 7, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

For 2015, we have ten priorities for Earth Island's work to protect whales and dolphins all around the world.

EII Dolphin Project Team in Japan

EII Dolphin Project Team in Japan

August 27, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Ric O'Barry and the Earth Island Dolphin Team will be in Tokyo and Taiji, Japan, this weekend for the official opening of the dolphin-hunting season.  See what they have planned!

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.

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