Blog: Taiji - Cove
At last, after many years of campaigning, the aquarium industry takes action to end the sourcing of captive live dolphins from the Taiji slaughter in Japan.
Japan's Prince Akishino, 2nd in line for the throne and President of JAZA, publicly endorsed JAZA's decision to end buying dolphins from the Taiji hunts.
There are two views of the dolphin issue in Japan, but one is growing stronger while the other is growing more desperate.
Taiji Mayor wants to keep killing and capturing dolphins in defiance of Japan Association of Zoos & Aquariums decision.
A huge victory for Save Japan Dolphins: JAZA votes to stop buying live dolphins from Taiji!
This week, will JAZA leave WAZA, or will JAZA stop subsidizing the Taiji dolphin slaughter?
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.
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.