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Op-Ed: Filmmaker who documents Taiji dolphin drives detained in Osaka

Osaka - BBC filmmaker and personal friend Martyn Stewart has been detained at Kansai Airport in Osaka on his way to document the dolphin drives that take place in Taiji, Japan. Stewart, known for his powerful filming, is being accused of eco-terrorism.
In the Media by Elizabeth Batt - 12 comments

TopFinds: Inside the Taiji dolphin massacre, mini Ice Age coming?

What you need to know about the recent dolphin killings in Taiji, Japan. Is a mini Ice Age on the way? Cadbury wants to block Nestlé from trademarking the shape of KitKat bars. Learn more in this week's TopFinds.
In the Media by David Silverberg

Fishermen kill 30 more dolphins in Taiji

Tokyo - Fishermen in the small Japanese town of Taiji killed more than two dozen striped dolphins on Thursday, campaigners said, as global outrage over the slaughter grows.
In the Media by Harumi Ozawa (AFP)

Japan dolphin hunt goes on after slaughter: campaigners

Tokyo - Japanese fishermen were out at sea attempting to trap more dolphins on Wednesday, campaigners said, after the bloody slaughter of dozens of the animals the previous day was hidden from view behind screens.
In the Media by Miwa Suzuki (AFP)

Japan defends dolphin hunt as slaughter ends in Taiji cove

Taiji - The Japanese government on Monday defended the island nation's highly controversial yearly dolphin slaughter as "traditional," "appropriate" and "a right" as the annual corralling, killing and capturing of hundreds of bottlenose dolphins came to an end.
In the Media by Brett Wilkins - 2 comments

Ric O'Barry: Taiji dolphin drive hunts are not a tradition

Taiji - Ric O'Barry, star of The Cove movie, is refuting the Japanese Government's allegations that dolphin drive hunts are a part of Japanese tradition.
In the Media by Elizabeth Batt - 1 comment

Powerful Japanese activist response to dolphin drive in Taiji

Taiji - It was both a tragic and inspirational start to the dolphin drive season in Taiji, Japan. As a pod of between 40-60 bottlenose dolphins were pushed into the cove, Japanese activists made history of their own.
In the Media by Elizabeth Batt - 3 comments

Third annual Positive Change for Taiji going Gangnam Style

Miami - For the past three years, the annual Positive Change for Taiji event has raised awareness for the plight of dolphins outside of the Consulate General of Japan in Miami. This year will incorporate a parody of Psy's, Oppa Gangnam Style.
In the Media by Elizabeth Batt

TopFinds: Sandy ravages U.S. east coast, Taiji's dolphin crisis

Hurricane Sandy devastates several U.S. states, plunging millions into darkness. Why is Canada battling marriage fraud? The latest on the Taiji, Japan dolphin killings, as publicized by the film The Cove. These are the top stories on Digital Journal.
In the Media by David Silverberg - 2 comments

Op-Ed: Tensions heat up in Taiji

Taiji - The story of the annual slaughter of dolphins and whales in the town of Taiji, Japan, brought to the world stage by the documentary The Cove, continues to circulate among animal rights activists and environmentalists as tensions reach a climax.
In the Media by Richard Smith - 1 comment
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