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Op-Ed: Faroe Islands — Foreign activists provoke patriotic reaction Special

The radical actions of foreign opponents to the pilot whale hunt serve to trigger patriotic counter-actions in the Faroe Islands. The majority of Faroese critics of the drive hunts agree the behaviour of many foreign activists is counter-productive.

Op-Ed: WAZA overlooks JAZA members in condemning dolphin drives

In response to international outrage over the dolphin drives in Taiji, Japan, the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) issued a strong statement condemning the drive hunts. But they completely overlooked the main culprit — JAZA.

Op-Ed: IMATA conference is opportunity to condemn Taiji dolphin drives

Las Vegas - This September, the International Marine Animal Trainers Association (IMATA) will meet in Las Vegas for their annual conference. What won't be on their schedule -- but should be, is a discussion about one of the largest dolphin slaughters on the planet.

Number of dolphins driven into Taiji Cove tops 1000

Taiji - For the first time this season, the number of dolphins driven into the Cove topped 1,000 animals. Meanwhile, a coastal whale was incidentally trapped in nets and butchered.

Hundreds of dead dolphins wash up along the coastline in Peru Special

Chiclayo - Hardy Jones, co-founder of BlueVoice.org is reporting that over 600 dolphins have mysteriously washed up on the north coast of Peru.

Op-Ed: Ric O'Barry reports live from the cove in Taiji, Japan Special

Taiji - Dolphin advocate Ric O'Barry launches a new tool in his fight to stop the dolphin hunts in Taiji, Japan. With the help of modern technology, events in the cove are being beamed live around the world.

Bottlenose dolphins await their fate in Taiji cove

Taiji - Dolphin activists are sending out direct appeals to Japan and Japanese embassies, begging Taiji to spare a pod of bottlenose dolphins driven into the cove last night.
 

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Amazon.com confirms a ban on the sale of whale meat.
Amazon.com confirms a ban on the sale of whale meat.
B.D. Padgett
Tórshavn is the capital city of the Faroe Islands. Located in the southern part of Streymoy Island ...
Tórshavn is the capital city of the Faroe Islands. Located in the southern part of Streymoy Island, the town has about 13,000 inhabitants (2008), the greater urban area 19,000.
Ingi Sørensen
196 pilot whales killed in one hunt in Vagur  8th August 2012.
196 pilot whales killed in one hunt in Vagur, 8th August 2012.
portal.fo
Diver with pilot whale bone  off Morkranes  south west of Eysturoy Island.
Diver with pilot whale bone, off Morkranes, south west of Eysturoy Island.
Ingi Sørensen
Panicked dolphins herded into the Cove are driven into the shallows. Some are selected for sale to m...
Panicked dolphins herded into the Cove are driven into the shallows. Some are selected for sale to marine parks and the remainder are often slaughtered.
Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project