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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.

Taiji Whale Museum Lawsuit Update

Taiji Whale Museum Lawsuit Update

December 29, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Our joint lawsuit, filed with Australia for Dolphins, against the Taiji Whale Museum is continuing slow progress through the Japanese court system.

Whale Watching in Hokkaido Growing in Popularity

Whale Watching in Hokkaido Growing in Popularity

November 17, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

In Hokkaido, whale watching is becoming more and more popular with Japanese tourists, watching species that the Japan government targets for slaughter.

Open Letter to Japan from Dr. Roger Payne

Open Letter to Japan from Dr. Roger Payne

November 6, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Dr. Roger Payne, one of the world's foremost whale scientists, urges Japan to end the killing of dolphins in Taiji.

1.5 Million Donations of $1

1.5 Million Donations of $1

October 16, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

One of our great volunteers, the talented film-maker and actress Melissa Thompson Esaia, is making a movie about global warming, and YOU can help in a unique Kickstarter Campaign!

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