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Taiji Dolphin Slaughter

Is Japan's Dolphin Slaughter Really for Food?

Karen Dawn | Posted 03.26.2014 | Green
Karen Dawn

Japanese officials said that the slaughter is no different from that of other animals for food that may appeal more to Western tastes. But it seems that the butchery for food, like the cloak of tradition, hides a less palatable truth.

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...

'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...