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Solomon dolphin hunt: survival or just business?

Al Jazeera’s 101 East  joins an annual tribal dolphin hunt in the Solomon Islands and ask whether this ancient practice should be stopped. In a remote Pacific paradise in the Solomon Islands, a village continues a centuries-old tradition that has … Continue reading

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Hundreds of dolphins washed up on Peru coast

Hundreds of dolphins have been found dead along Peru’s northern coast. Scientists have not been able to explain why the mammals died. And this is not the first time it has happened

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#Japan #dolphin #hunt #videotaped

A Japanese government spokesman defended an annual dolphin hunt Monday, after U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy tweeted that she was deeply concerned by the inhumanity of the practice. The anti-whaling group Sea Shepard videotaped the hunt Local Japanese officials defend a … Continue reading

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Sea Shepherd Against Dolphin Hunt in Japan’s Taiji Cove

The annual dolphin hunting season has begun in Japan’s Taiji cove, which activists say is a cruel practice. Japanese fishermen are trapping hundreds of dolphins in Taiji Cove in central Japan in an annual hunt. Boats began herding more than … Continue reading

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Dolphins killed in Japan’s Taiji cove

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Group: 250 #dolphins could be #killed in #Japan

Group: Herded dolphins to be slaughtered at Japan’s Taiji Cove Cornered by fishermen, divers and boats, the bottlenose dolphins splashed frantically as they tried to escape their human captors in the infamous cove in Japan. Appearing severely stressed, some even … Continue reading

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