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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

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

Tread for Taiji 2017 Virtual Race
25 Jun
2017
Written by Christine Gau

Tread for Taiji 2017 Virtual Race »

Ready to make a difference for dolphins?

 

Dolphin Project is proud to announce our second annual Virtual Race

Join us on Japan Dolphins Day
20 Jun
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Join us on Japan Dolphins Day »

Save the Date: September 1, 2017

 

We’re calling on individuals, activists and organizations across the world to participate with us on this

Two More Species of Dolphins Added to Taiji’s Hunts
1 Jun
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Two More Species of Dolphins Added to Taiji’s Hunts »

Don’t be shellfish…

The Faces We’ll Never Forget
1 Mar
2017
Written by Cara Sands

The Faces We’ll Never Forget »

Don’t be shellfish…

BREAKING: Taiji’s Drive Season Over
28 Feb
2017
Written by Ric O'Barry

BREAKING: Taiji’s Drive Season Over »

For immediate release: March 1, 2017

TAIJI – Officials have confirmed to Dolphin Project that on March 1, the 2016/17 drive season in

Profits Grow with Capture of Pantropical Spotted Dolphins
26 Feb
2017
Written by Terran Baylor

Profits Grow with Capture of Pantropical Spotted Dolphins »

Taiji, 2-26-17: The dolphin hunting fleet of Taiji left early in the morning (6:30 a.m.), with 11 boats fanning out from north to

BREAKING: Pacific White-Sided Dolphins Captured in Taiji
19 Feb
2017
Written by Cara Sands

BREAKING: Pacific White-Sided Dolphins Captured in Taiji »

Taiji, 2-19-17: We were hoping to see the banger poles removed from the boats, in anticipation of the end of Taiji’s dolphin drive season

Hunters Joyous as Risso’s Fight to Stay Alive
13 Feb
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Hunters Joyous as Risso’s Fight to Stay Alive »

Taiji, 2/13/17: For the second day in a row, Taiji’s dolphin hunters set their sights on Risso’s dolphins. And, like yesterday, within an hour of

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