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Taiji Mayor: We Will Not Quit

Taiji Mayor: We Will Not Quit

May 21, 2015 by Laura Bridgeman

Taiji Mayor wants to keep killing and capturing dolphins in defiance of Japan Association of Zoos & Aquariums decision.

JAZA Votes to End Buying Taiji Dolphins

JAZA Votes to End Buying Taiji Dolphins

May 20, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

A huge victory for Save Japan Dolphins:  JAZA votes to stop buying live dolphins from Taiji!

JAZA WAZA Showdown Over Taiji Dolphins

JAZA WAZA Showdown Over Taiji Dolphins

May 18, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

This week, will JAZA leave WAZA, or will JAZA stop subsidizing the Taiji dolphin slaughter?

MEDIA ALERT WAZA Suspends JAZA Due to Dolphin Hunt

MEDIA ALERT WAZA Suspends JAZA Due to Dolphin Hunt

April 29, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

For our Save Japan Dolphins Campaign, we've issued a media release to the Japanese media about WAZA suspending the membership of JAZA because of their use of the bloody Taiji dolphin hunts to catch dolphins for captivity.

WAZA Finally Kicks JAZA Out

WAZA Finally Kicks JAZA Out

April 22, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Responding to pressure from Earth Island and other groups, the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) has finally kicked out the Japan Association of Zoos and Aquariums (JAZA) for violations of WAZA's animal cruelty code.

Cove Catch of Bottlenose Dolphins Down 80%

Cove Catch of Bottlenose Dolphins Down 80%

March 9, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Read our Cove Report on the Sept. 2014 to Feb. 2015 season of dolphin hunting in Taiji, Japan, where catch of bottlenose dolphins is down 80% from last year.

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.

COVE REPORT – September though December 2014

COVE REPORT – September though December 2014

January 6, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Earth Island presents a summary of the dolphin slaughter in Taiji, Japan, to date, and what we can expect for this hunt season.

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