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Sea Shepherd monitors the Taiji Cove Japanese Dolphin Hunt

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January 20, 2014

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, based out of Friday Harbor, Wash., is live streaming daily the brutal murder of hundreds of dolphins from the cove in the Wakayama Prefecture in Taiji Japan.  Selected dolphins will go to aquariums and theme parks around the world many of which are in Japan.   The livestream has been viewed by hundreds of thousands of people around the world according to Sea Shepherd volunteers.  Visit the Sea Shepherd Cove Guardians Facebook page for current updates.

For information:

National Geographic article “Dolphin roundup at Japan’s Taiji Cove puts spotlight on changing economics of hunts

Where is Taiji?

Yoko Ono’s letter to the people of Taiji

CNN coverage of the story

Reuters video coverage

Resources to get involved are listed at Save Japan Dolphins

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