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2011-02-01 08:05:00

BIETIGHEIM-BISSINGEN, Germany, February 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pictures from the annual slaughter of dolphins in Taiji, Japan have been circulating the globe for years. One of the high points was the Oscar- winning documentary, "The Cove," released about one year ago, which covered the dolphin capturing in Taiji. The film caused an international stir, but the initial hope that the dolphin killings would cease following the film would not come to fruition. (Photo:...

2009-04-28 14:37:00

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Solomon Islands controversial trade in wild-caught dolphins is to be subject to an in-depth review under the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), as decided by the CITES Animals Committee at its annual meeting last week in Geneva. Evidence from leading cetacean experts in the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's Cetacean Specialist Group (CSG) reveals a lack of...

2009-03-30 14:45:00

Whaleman Foundation spokesperson and real life Hero travels down under to oppose any whaling deals and call for 1 million signatures on her petition at SocialVibe.com. SYDNEY, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hayden Panettiere will be visiting Sydney, Australia on April 1 to rally support from Aussies, urging them to sign the "Save the Whales Again!" petition at SocialVibe.com and to oppose any negotiations that will legitimize commercial whaling and overturn the existing moratorium....

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2008-01-31 09:10:00

Every autumn and winter, hunters from this craggy Japanese fishing village corral thousands of dolphins into a tiny, isolated cove and kill them for meat and fertilizer, turning the water red with their blood. And every year, foreign animal rights protesters converge on the town, interfering with the slaughter, clashing with fishermen and broadcasting grisly photographs of the slayings around the world - all without stopping the hunt. Now, Japan's dolphin hunters face a new, powerful...


Latest Dolphin drive hunting Reference Libraries

Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin, Tursiops aduncus
2013-09-19 11:24:25

The Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) is one of three recognized species of bottlenose dolphin that can be found in the waters near southern Australia, South China, and India. Its range also includes the Red Sea and the eastern coastal areas of Africa. All bottlenose dolphins were classified as one species, the common bottlenose dolphin or T. truncates, until 1998 when the Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin was found to be distinct. This species is distinct from other bottlenose...

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