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Lawsuit slapped on Taiji town government on behalf of dolphins

Taiji - Angel, a young female albino dolphin being held at the Taiji Whale Museum in Japan, has sparked the first ever lawsuit for dolphins against the government of Taiji.

Annual quota set as dolphin drive season poised to begin in Taiji

Taiji - In just a few hours, the Japanese dolphin drive season will officially begin in Taiji. The annual quota allocated by the Fisheries Union has also been established. It's set at more than 2,000 dolphins.

Op-Ed: Contrasts in cetacean thinking, how wide is that valley?

Taiji - As one group goes above and beyond to save a single juvenile striped dolphin in Spain, more than 6,000 miles away in Taiji, Japan, many striped dolphins, some mothers with calves, have been brutally slaughtered in the drive hunts this season.

Captive pilot whale dies in Taiji as 80-100 more driven into Cove

Taiji - An ailing pilot whale captured with her calf in a drive hunt in Taiji several days ago has died. Meanwhile, for the past two days, a large mixed pod of 80-100 pilot whales and bottlenose dolphin await their fate in the Cove.

Japanese Coast Guard assists Taiji dolphin hunters

Taiji - Activists say that a pod of bottlenose dolphins fought for six hours to escape being captured before Taiji fishermen, with the help of the Japanese Coast Guard, wrestled the exhausted dolphins into submission.

Pilot whales, first species killed in Taiji Cove

Taiji - Two days after driving a pod of 24-26 pilot whales into Taiji Cove, Japan, 21-23 whales have been slaughtered. Three of the marine mammals were taken into captivity.

Fishermen drive first marine mammals of season into Taiji Cove

Taiji - A week into the dolphin drive season in Taiji, Japan, fishermen have driven their first marine mammals into the cove, a pod of around 20-22 pilot whales with juveniles.

Op-Ed: Join Ric O'Barry and his team live, as they report from the Cove

Taiji - After last year's successful live broadcasts from Taiji, Japan, Ric O'Barry and his team from Save Japan Dolphins and Dolphin Project will report live from 'The Cove' beginning Sep. 1.

'Canberra is a tough gig for dolphins' says activist Special

Canberra - The path of a dolphin activist is not always smooth, but having the courage to stand up for what you believe in takes guts. Just ask Katrina Seivers, an advocate facing adversity in Australia's capital city.

The Cove movie sparks global action for Japan's dolphins Special

As dolphin advocates from across the US get ready to host individual events for Japan Dolphins Day, they were all united thanks to the Academy Award-winning documentary, The Cove.

Japan Dolphins Day 2012 unites the world for one cause Special

It is the single largest gathering ever for Save Japan Dolphins and volunteers from around the world. On August 31 and September 1, the world will make a stand for the dolphins of Taiji, Japan.
 

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Bottlenose dolphins in Echizen Matsushima Aquarium  Japan. Many dolphins in Japanese marine parks ar...
Bottlenose dolphins in Echizen Matsushima Aquarium, Japan. Many dolphins in Japanese marine parks are wild-caught in Taiji.
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Japan Dolphins Day 2011, Dallas, Texas.
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