Tag Archives: Sea Shepherd

Minds In the Water, Dave Rastovich’s Journey to Activism

I am sorry that it’s been so long since I’ve written. I’ve been having health issues, but I will hopefully be blogging more often from now on. Today, I attended the Awareness Film Festival in Los Angeles to see the … Continue reading

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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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Japan Uses Tsunami Money To Fund Whaling

Times have been tough in terms of money. Families are struggling to make ends meet and to simply get by. With the trouble that the economy has put on many people, things are even more difficult when tragedy strikes. And … Continue reading

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Update on Shark Cull in Western Australia

Last month, I blogged about the proposed shark cull in Western Australia. Now, I have an update on what  happened with this: Victory for the sharks! Recently, Western Australia’s sharks have caused a bit of a raucous; there have been … Continue reading

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Let’s Not Stand Idly By

A war has been staged by the fisherman of Taiji, Japan. Against who, you ask? Poor, defenseless and innocent dolphins. Today, a pod of Risso’s dolphins was killed. After 2-3 babies had witnessed the murder of their family, they were … 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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Shark Culling is NOT the answer

Does the picture below offend you as much as it did me? Ever since the 1916 New Jersey shark attacks and surrounding media frenzy, fear of sharks has become a global phenomenon. But whatever the cause of the fright, what … 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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Current Updates in the Taiji Cove

Most people know Sea Shepherd for their conservation goals, and hate towards whaling/their efforts against it, which include those depicted in show “Whale Wars” on Animal Planet. I admit that I was one of these people. But a couple of … Continue reading

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