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Taiji Given Green Light to Up Dolphin Kill Quotas
| Mark J. Palmer

The Japan Fisheries Agency has agreed to issue permits to Taiji town to capture for captivity and/or slaughter two new species. Read More >


Shameful Dolphinariums in Japan Insist on Getting Dolphins from Taiji Slaughter
| Kelly D’Ambrogia

members of JAZA have stated that they don’t see the dolphin drives as cruel in any nature, and believe that they are an integral part of “local culture” Read More >


Taiji Town Wants More Dolphins to Kill
| Mark J. Palmer

Taiji is now asking the national Japan Fisheries Agency for new quotas for two more species. Read More >


Japan Continues Illegal Whaling Scheme
| Kelly D’Ambrogia

Three whaling vessels returned to Shimonoseki, a whaling port in southwest Japan, with 333 dead minke whales aboard, the result of a recent whaling expedition. Read More >


Taiji’s Dolphin Killing Ends for This Season
| Mark J. Palmer

And the Number of Dolphins Slaughtered Continues to Drop Read More >


Help Korean Activists Prevent Import of Taiji Dolphins
| Mark J. Palmer

In the past few days, one of two Taiji dolphins imported to Korea is dead, after being in the Korean aquarium for only five days. Cause of death has not been revealed. Read More >


Hundreds of Wild Dolphins Held in the Cove - Watch
| Mark J. Palmer

the total number of captive dolphins now being held is still almost twice as high as the number of bottlenose caught last season. Read More >


The Toll of Dolphins Under Siege in Taiji
| Mark J. Palmer

The current season of the bloody dolphin hunts, that take place every year in Taiji, Japan, is now two-thirds over. Read More >


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