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Thomas Cook – #DropTheDolphins Tweetstorm

Well done everyone, our work has been picked up by The Sun and brought much needed attention to the plight of captive dolphins and how the travel agents exploit them...

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...

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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...

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Week Three in Taiji

A pod of approximately 75-80 dolphins bottlenose dolphins that – moments earlier – was swimming free in the open ocean, has been captured in Taiji, Japan. The dolphins were...

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Week One to Two in Taiji

“This is anguish,” O’Barry says, crouching down by the tragic scene. “He’s panic-stricken on the rocks, and I am heartbroken that I can’t get in the water and help him...

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The Dolphins of Taiji, Wakayama, Japan

For a staggering six months of every year - September 1st until March - a group of dolphin hunters herd wild dolphins from the ocean’s open waters into a hidden...

Taiji Action Day for Dolphins

There are currently twelve small dolphin hunting boats operating in Taiji, and each of these boats depart Taiji harbor at first light in search of wild dolphins. The boats fan...