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Drop The Dolphins – AD Campaign

In today’s Guardian newspaper! (National not London edition) This ad has gone out to 400,000+ readers! #DropTheDolphins…… Please join us on Dolphin Freedom UK, for active campaign work for the dolphins.....

New Online Shop Launched

We’re proud to announce that we have launched our online shop to sell T-shirts for organisations, groups and campaigns. 50% of every sale unless otherwise notified will benefit those who...

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London Calling! – Miracle March For Lolita

On Friday, March 31st, London will be holding a protest on Lolita’s behalf at Arle Captial. Arle Capital is directly responsible for Lolita’s suffering and has the opportunity to do...

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Free the Snake River

The Southern Resident Orcas in the Salish Sea are starving and critically endangered, there are now only 82 of them left (83 if you include Lolita/Tokitae). Extinction is forever and...

London Calling – Japan Dolphins Day

Sometimes you don’t have to be “great”, you don’t have to be the “best”, you don’t have to be the “loudest”….you just have to show up, be present, stand with...

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Superpod 5 – Howard Garrett

From Superpod5 in Friday Harbor, July 21, here is Orca Network's Howard Garrett's talk on using Sociology to better understand orca cultures, with an update on the Lolita/Tokitae campaign. ...

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Keiko Must Be Honoured

It's absolutely essential to repair the damage done by the industry by labeling Keiko's return to his native habitat a failure. We need to show the world how well he...

Week Twenty Three / Four in Taiji

Risso's dolphin escorted back to the killing cove after trying to escape. Put yourself in their place. Imagine seeing your family being murdered in front of your eyes. Please stand...

Week Twenty Two in Taiji

Week Twenty Two in Taiji

Jan 29 -30 – Blue The rain gives a welcome break for the dolphins who are swimming on their migratory route past Taiji, Japan. After such a truly horrific week where...

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Week Twenty One in Taiji

I am writing this as a big pod of striped dolphins have been driven into the killing cove in Japan, some have become stuck in the nets, some are bleeding...

Week Nineteen/Twenty in Taiji

A small family of eight bottlenose dolphins were driven into the cove. Four were slaughtered and four were dumped back at sea. A complete waste of beautiful innocent lives....

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Week Thirteen to Eighteen in Taiji

It appeared to be a Blue Cove Day when the first of two boats began to make their way back to the harbour. However, soon after, a formation of seven...

Wishes For Lolita

I was very proud to have been asked to be a part of Marc Zimmermann's video for Lolita. Here's our wishes for her from around the world. ...

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Week Twelve in Taiji

We Are Family: First Pod of Pilot Whales Terrorized in Taiji. “I am shocked by the drive we witnessed today of 50 or more pilot whales. I could see them...

Week Eleven in Taiji

Risso Dolphins netted in the cove. They will be left here overnight and slaughtered tomorrow. All around the world who worry for the Risso’s tonight we are here to give them...

Week Ten in Taiji

Taiji: Boats heading out to hunt for Dolphins. – 6.05am Both Risso’s captured a few days ago being transferred from harbour pens to transfer truck. Transfer truck awaiting the Risso’s that are...

IN SOLIDARITY WITH RIC O’BARRY

In Solidarity with Ric O’Barry

On October 16th we joined Ric O’Barry outside the Japanese Embassy in London to protest against the slaughter and capture of dolphins for the captivity trade in Taiji, Japan....

We Remember Barry Horne

Peter Hughes of the University of Sunderland cites Horne’s campaign as an example of how promoting an animal rights perspective created a paradigm shift in the UK toward seeing dolphins...

Week Seven to Nine in Taiji

Not again! Drive advancing fast – 8.50am A small pod of Risso’s are now caught in the cove – 9.40am The cover up! Dead Risso’s transported to slaughterhouse – 10.10am...

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Week Four to Six in Taiji

Within an hour, they had driven the innocent family of 11 Risso’s dolphins into the cove and trapped them inside their nets. One unfortunate family member, paralyzed with fear and...