Tag Archives: The Cove

Less Than Two Weeks Into Killing Season

Less than two weeks have passed since Taiji, Japan’s annual dolphin hunting season began and already, the lives of 22 dolphins have been unjustly taken for meat; 24 were taken into captivity for a life behind glass walls. Each season, the … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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