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The Cove Continues: Diary From Taiji

Leilani Münter | Posted 11.14.2011 | Green
Leilani Münter

Every morning my alarm goes off at 430am, I brush my teeth, grab a coffee, put my hair in a ponytail and I'm out the door by 445am. I meet the dolphin hunters at the Taiji Harbor at 5am.

Sierra Club Took My Hair and All I Got Was a Beyond Coal Button

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 06.15.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

I just had a lock of my hair chopped off to benefit science and the planet. I was joined by other moms, children and babies in more than 25 cities ac...

'The Cove' Director Gives DVD To Every Home In Dolphin Hunting Village

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TOKYO — Copies of the 2010 Oscar-winning film that depicts the slaughter of dolphins in the Japanese fishing village of Taiji have been delivere...

Behind the Tarp: Video of Japan Dolphin Kill Exposes Lies

Ric O’Barry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ric O’Barry

One of the arguments they made is that fisherman had changed the technique that they use to kill the dolphins and it's now more humane. We knew it was a lie, but we couldn't prove it. Until now.

'Tis the Season for Sea Shepherd to Defend Whales in Antarctica

Deborah Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deborah Bassett

Earlier this week I met up with Captain Paul Watson and the Sea Shepherd crew as their flagship vessel embarked on it's annual mission to the Southern Ocean whale sanctuary to defend the whales against the illegal hunting spree.

Boulder-Based Director Of 'The Cove' Fights Japan Scientist Lawsuit

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TOKYO — A scientist says his reputation has been tarnished by the U.S. documentary "The Cove," a graphic account of Japanese dolphin-hunting, an...

Taiji Dolphin Hunt Negotiations End In Bitter Disagreement, O'Barry Boycotts Over Media Restrictions

AP | JAY ALABASTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TAIJI, Japan — An unprecedented meeting between conservationists and leaders of the dolphin-hunting village depicted in the Oscar-winning film "...

'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...

A Look Inside the Taiji Slaughterhouse

Leilani Münter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Leilani Münter

On October 11, a pod of dolphins were driven into the cove. The following day, I saw these beautiful creatures swim into the cove and come out dead bodies. This is the footage I collected over those two days:

Japan: Stop Killing Our Evolutionary Elders and Help Save Our Oceans

Brenda Peterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brenda Peterson

Instead of changing their environment to fit themselves, dolphins have adapted to a changing ocean. That's what wise elders teach their young: Cultures change. Oceans change. We must change, as well.

World Surfing Champion Kelly Slater Opposes Dolphin Slaughters

Deborah Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deborah Bassett

I was both stoked and grateful when the often reserved Slater openly shared his reflections with me regarding the Japanese dolphin slaughter.

Dolphin Slaughter Persists At 'The Cove'

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TOKYO — The Japanese village notorious for the dolphin hunt documented in the film "The Cove" has slaughtered a pod of dolphins but spared the y...

Does Cutting Nets Free Captive Dolphins?

Hardy Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Hardy Jones

Cutting nets to free dolphins is an attractive idea. But the overriding problem with cutting nets is that dolphins do not readily leave confinement.

HuffPost Exclusive: Elizabeth & The Catapult's "You And Me," Plus Conversations with T-Bone Burnett, Next BIG Nashville's Jason Wilkins, and Author Jay Frank

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2010-09-29-elizabeththecatapult.jpg Basically, The Other Side Of Zero -- the new album by Elizabeth & The Catapult -- is a commentary on the parallels of Elizabeth Ziman's New York City life and Leonard Cohen's inability to achieve Buddhist ideals.

Peaceful Warrior Ric O'Barry Speaks Out on Taiji Dolphin Slaughters

Deborah Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deborah Bassett

2010-09-07-slaughter.jpg The annual dolphin hunt that claims more than 20,000 innocent cetacean lives every year kicked off in the coastal village of Taiji, Japan on September 1st.

'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...

WATCH: 'Blood Dolphins' Revisits Site Of 'The Cove' Where Dolphin Slaughter Continues

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Activist Ric O'Barry first shocked the world by exposing Japan's annual slaughter of thousands of dolphins when he made the Academy-Award winning docu...

PHOTOS: Cow, Lion, Sloth and Bear Whisperers and 6 More Stunning Animal Charmers

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Whether you believe in pet psychics or dog whisperers, lion charmers or human communion with dolphins, we here at HuffPost Green support anyone who gi...

Blood Still Flows at The Cove

Leilani Münter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Leilani Münter

The little town with the big secret is set to turn their cove crimson again September 1st. I am flying to Japan where I will join Ric O'Barry, the voice for the 23,000 dolphins slaughtered every year.

Japanese Mayor Defends Dolphin Hunts: 'We Are Not Going To Change Our Plans'

AP | JAY ALABASTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TAIJI, Japan — As children in inner tubes bob on the calm waters of this small ocean cove, a 550-pound (250-kilogram) dolphin zips through the c...

'The Cove' Director Louie Psihoyos To Shoot 3D Mass Extinction Documentary

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The Oceanic Preservation Society (OPS), the nonprofit organization that brought moviegoers The Cove, is working on its next film project, The Singing ...

Faroe Islands Pilot Whale Massacre Exposed by Undercover Activist

Deborah Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deborah Bassett

Last week, The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society captured shocking and highly disturbing images of 236 pilot whales brutally slaughtered in the town of Klaksvik in the Danish Faroe Islands.

Truthfulness Is the Last Taboo

Sebastian Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Sebastian Siegel

Truthfulness Is The Last Taboo: A short poem I texted to myself in the checkout line at Whole Foods, for another me in some other way -- here, now, or before and beyond time.

Dolphins Help Treat Autism in NE China

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A marine park in northeast China has purchased four dolphins from Japan to be used to treat children with autism. The hope is that the symptoms associ...

'The Cove''s Dolphin Slaughter Town, Taiji, Japan, Logs Dangerous Mercury Levels In Residents

AP | JAY ALABASTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TAIJI, Japan — Residents of the dolphin-hunting village depicted in Oscar documentary "The Cove" have dangerously high mercury levels, likely be...