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Dolphin-Killing Season Ends Early in Taiji

Titas Saha

Mar 6, 2014 — Dolphin-Killing Season Ends Early in Taiji
This year, cove fishermen killed 834 dolphins. An additional 164 were taken captive, destined for marine parks.
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The long, bloody killing season in Taiji, Japan, is finally over. The hunt ended this week, earlier than usual, with a record-low number of dolphins killed in the cove amid intensive opposition from celebrities, activists, and the U.S. ambassador to Japan.
Just after the Times’ editorial ran, a group of marquee celebrities, spearheaded by music mogul Russell Simmons, penned a letter urging President Obama not to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal until Japan bans the slaughter and capture of dolphins in Taiji.

SOURCE:http://www.takepart.com/article/2014/02/26/thats-wrap-dolphin-killing-season-ends-taiji?cmpid=tpanimals-eml-2014-03-01-taiji

Dolphin-Killing Season Ends Early in Taiji
Dolphin-Killing Season Ends Early in Taiji
This year, cove fishermen killed 834 dolphins. An additional 164 were taken captive, destined for marine parks.
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