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Japan Dolphin Hunt

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...