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Japan Dolphin Hunt

‘Game Of Thrones' Star Blasts Japan's Brutal Dolphin Hunt

The Dodo | Melissa Cronin | Posted 01.21.2015 | Entertainment

"Game of Thrones" star Maisie Williams is fighting a new battle: the annual brutal dolphin hunt in Taiji, Japan. ...

Annual Dolphin Drive Hunt Begins In Japan

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 09.04.2014 | Green

Japan's annual dolphin drive hunting season began on Monday in the small town of Taiji, but activists are working hard to increase awareness and docum...

The Slaughter of the Dolphins

Ken White | Posted 04.28.2014 | San Francisco
Ken White

Dolphins are the cognitive cousins of elephants and gorillas. We know them to be smart, to be self-aware; to know fear and to feel threat, and to also understand family, in ways with which we can -- and should -- empathize.

Celebrities Want Obama To Take Action On Dolphin Hunt

AP | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of American celebrities and other activists want President Barack Obama to refuse to sign an international trade agreement...

Group: Japan's Dolphin Roundup Biggest In 4 Years

AP | Posted 03.23.2014 | Green

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese fishermen have finished killing some of the 250 dolphins trapped recently in what activists say was the biggest roundup they h...

'Cove' Star Urges Dolphin-Watching, Not Killing

AP | Posted 10.26.2011 | Green

TOKYO (AP) -- The star of the Oscar-winning movie about dolphin-killing in Japan had only praise for a small island off the eastern coast that thrives...

'The Cove' Village To Hold First-Ever Meeting Between Anti-Dolphin Hunting Activists And Fishermen

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TOKYO — A Japanese town whose annual dolphin hunt was bloodily depicted in the Oscar-winning documentary "The Cove" is hosting the first-ever me...

'The Cove' Star Cancels Trip To Taiji Amid Threats, Annual Japanese Dolphin Slaughter Begins

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TOKYO — The star of "The Cove," an Oscar-winning documentary about a Japanese dolphin hunt, is back in Japan to protest the slaughter but had to...