December 1, 2010 Mayor Kazutaka Sangen Taiji-cho Town Hall 3767-1 Taiji-cho Higashimuro-gun Wakayama Prefecture 649-5171 Japan I hope you and the people of Taiji are doing well. As you know, I chose not to take part in your meeting in Taiji on November 2nd, because I felt the restrictions placed on participants and media were unfair and restricted the dialog that we both are seeking
MEDIA RELEASE * MEDIA RELEASE October 27, 2010 Ric Oâ€™Barry Of Earth Island Institute to Participate in Public Discussion with Mayor of Taiji about Dolphin Hunts Ric Oâ€™Barry, long-time dolphin activist for Earth Island Institute and subject of the Oscar-Winning THE COVE, has accepted an invitation to participate in a public discussion about dolphin hunting with Taiji Mayor Kazutaka Sangen, members of the fisheries union and other anti-dolphin hunting groups. The event, which will take place at 10 a.m., Nov. 2 at the Taiji Community Center, is being organized by Mr
By Ric Oâ€™Barry Campaign Director Save Japan Dolphins Earth Island Institute See Leilaniâ€™s YouTube video and stills: Leilani MÃ¼nter, race car driver and volunteer for the dolphins, called me yesterday. She is in Taiji with a camera crew, checking out the Cove in Taiji as well as promoting eco-tourism in Japan. She is my personal representative for the dolphins at the Cove this week
By Ric Oâ€™Barry Campaign Director Save Japan Dolphins Earth Island Institute I am in Hurghada, Egypt, where four dolphins from Taiji were sent to populate a new oceanarium being built here. Unfortunately, five more dolphins have been ordered from Taiji.
By Ric Oâ€™Barry Campaign Director Save Japan Dolphins Earth Island Institute For several important reasons, we have decided to cancel our plans in Taiji, Japan for Sept. 1st.
By C.W. NICOL From: THE JAPAN TIMES Last month, dolphin-welfare campaigner Ric O’Barry visited me in the Nagano hills, where we discussed the Taiji dolphin cull and what’s happening to marine mammals worldwide. Photo: Slow deaths: When C.W.