Tag Archives: Save Japan Dolphins

Potential End of Dolphin-Hunting Season And Taiji Whale Ranch

With the exception of the slaughter of pilot whales, dolphin hunting in Taiji, Japan may be over for the season (Save Japan Dolphins). Don’t start cheering, yet; our work isn’t over. The slaughter will resume next September. But there is … Continue reading

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Sea World’s Tilikum Is Sick

Many people recognize the name Tilikum. As a controversial bull orca that killed three people, including Sea World Trainer Dawn Brancheau, he is one of the most famous killer whales in the world. The 22-foot, 12,000 lb bull orca is … Continue reading

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Killing Taiji Dolphins is Anything But Painless

Approximately 20,000 dolphins, porpoises, and small whales are slaughtered each year in Taiji, Japan. Beginning on September 1, the hunting season runs through the end of March of the following year. Hidden from the public, these animals are mercilessly stabbed, … Continue reading

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Surfing for Thought: Minds in the Water

As our world progresses in technology and communication, it is pretty unbelievable that awareness of such cruel and barbaric acts as the dolphin killings in Taiji have not spread to most of the U.S., if not the world! Especially one … Continue reading

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Dolphin Killing Starts Again

While for some, September may mark the beginning of the school year, for the 48 fishermen of Taiji, Japan, it signifies the commencement of dolphin hunting season. The annual dolphin slaughter officially began yesterday, on September 1, 2011, otherwise called … Continue reading

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Taiji Update + Stop Dolphin Abuse Campaign

At this point in time, I have no further updates on the fate of dolphins and whales in Taiji. The only thing that I can report right now is that the hunting of these precious creatures has not ceased. They … Continue reading

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My First Blog

I’m Brittany Hahn, and this is my first blog, and the first post on this blog. If you want to know why I started this blog, read the “About Me” section. I wrote a lot. I’m going to start by … Continue reading

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