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Multiple Species of Dolphins Decimated in The Cove
11 Oct
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Multiple Species of Dolphins Decimated in The Cove »

Taiji, 10-11-17 – It’s hard to describe in words what Dolphin Project Cove Monitors witnessed several hours ago, with three species driven into

Taiji to Unite with Faroese in Sister City Agreement
4 Oct
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Taiji to Unite with Faroese in Sister City Agreement »

One might say that Taiji and Klaksvik deserve one other, given the extreme cruelty both towns inflict upon dolphins and other whales.

Taiji,

Terror in The Cove as Pilot Whales Slaughtered
29 Sep
2017
Written by Cynthia Fernandez

Terror in The Cove as Pilot Whales Slaughtered »

Taiji, Japan, 9-28-17: I cannot imagine having to swim in the blood of one’s dead pod members, while awaiting your own slaughter. Yet this was

Migrating Family of Risso’s Dolphins Slaughtered in The Cove
21 Sep
2017
Written by Cynthia Fernandez

Migrating Family of Risso’s Dolphins Slaughtered in The Cove »

TAIJI, 9/21/17: After 15 days where no dolphins were slaughtered or taken captive, today, things changed for the worse. At 5:30 a.m., 12

When Natural Disasters and Captive Cetaceans Collide
18 Sep
2017
Written by Elizabeth Batt

When Natural Disasters and Captive Cetaceans Collide »

During and after Hurricane Irma’s devastating assault on Florida, the world’s attention was tightly focused on the impact to human life. What few considered,

The Path to Progress Begins with Education
17 Sep
2017
Written by Cynthia Fernandez

The Path to Progress Begins with Education »

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Taiji – It has been a little less than a year since I have been to Taiji, and as I prepared for the start

Pilot Whale Pod Decimated in Taiji’s Dolphin Hunts
5 Sep
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Pilot Whale Pod Decimated in Taiji’s Dolphin Hunts »

Taiji, Japan, 9/5/17: After three days of being held against their will in the shallow waters of the cove, with no access to

Voices Across the World Condemn Japan’s Dolphin Slaughters
4 Sep
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Voices Across the World Condemn Japan’s Dolphin Slaughters »

A big SHOUT OUT to everyone who lent their voices on behalf of dolphins on Japan Dolphins Day. Approximately 40 events were held

Breaking: Pilot Whales Captured in First Hunt of Season
3 Sep
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Breaking: Pilot Whales Captured in First Hunt of Season »

Taiji, Japan, 9/3/17: By 2:30 p.m. local time – seven hours after a pod of short-finned pilot whales had been found and rounded

Dolphin Project Returns to Taiji
29 Aug
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Dolphin Project Returns to Taiji »

When Dolphin Project Founder/Director Ric O’Barry first witnessed the dolphin drive hunts in the tiny fishing town of Taiji, Japan, he committed to

Exploitation Not Education in Indonesia’s Traveling Dolphin Circuses
27 Aug
2017
Written by Femke den Haas

Exploitation Not Education in Indonesia’s Traveling Dolphin Circuses »

While Indonesia’s traveling dolphin shows continue to prey on innocent schoolchildren, the truth about these horrific operations continue to garner worldwide attention. Recently,

A History of Captive Rarities and Oddities (Part 2)
24 Aug
2017
Written by Jordan Waltz

A History of Captive Rarities and Oddities (Part 2) »

In a continuation of the previous article, most of these cetaceans listed have only been kept a handful of times,

Breaking: Kasatka Dies at SeaWorld
16 Aug
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Breaking: Kasatka Dies at SeaWorld »

Kasatka, one of SeaWorld’s last remaining matriarchs, has died.

The orca, aged approximately 41 years of age, was wild-caught from Icelandic waters in

Op Ed: A Departure from Reality
10 Aug
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Op Ed: A Departure from Reality »

Not too long ago I sat in the stands of a well-known aquarium during the dolphin show. The sky was overcast, and a

BREAKING: SeaWorld Tanks in 2Q and 1st Half 2017 Results
8 Aug
2017
Written by Cara Sands

BREAKING: SeaWorld Tanks in 2Q and 1st Half 2017 Results »

BREAKING: 8/8/17 – SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. has released its second quarter and first half 2017 results – and in a predictable pattern, continue

BREAKING: Adios to Dolphin Shows in Mexico City
2 Aug
2017
Written by Cara Sands

BREAKING: Adios to Dolphin Shows in Mexico City »

BREAKING: In yet another victory for dolphins, Mexico City Congress has just put an end to their commercial exploitation. Yesterday, the Legislative Assembly

Peggy Oki: Inspiration through Action!
25 Jul
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Peggy Oki: Inspiration through Action! »

What happens when a graduate of biology, a pioneering skateboarder and surfer and an artist takes her passion for “all things wild” out to the

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