In Japan, for six months of every year, thousands of dolphins are hunted and chased into a cove known as the "floating graveyard" near the village of Taiji. Once entrapped in this cove, the dolphins are brutally slaughtered. The water runs red with their blood and their screams fill the air and the surrounding ocean. As horrible as this sounds, you cannot begin to imagine the true horror of it, until you see and hear it for yourself… Here is a video http://www.guzer.com/videos/dolphin-slaughter.php that captures these horrific acts of cruelty.

IT'S IMPORTANT THE DOLPHINS HAVE YOUR SUPPORT, PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE.

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    1. Reached 7,000 signatures
    2. UPDATE ON DELIVERY & FIGURES

      Hi Friends of the Dolphins,

      We’re pleased to announce that we have been overwhelmed with support for this petition and the numbers are continuing to grow at a necessarily speedy rate. This is encouraging as it is this growth factor that we wish to illustrate to His Excellency.

      Our second letter was sent to the USA on 9th September and is expected to arrive just over a week later ~ by 18th September.

      In this time (since september 9th) we have more than reached our next goal of 4,500 signatures, we have actually exceeded this and have 5000 of your wonderful signatures listed to be sent out alongside our third letter.

      We have decided to send this at the 6,000 mark so please, please continue to SHARE WIDELY AND REGULARLY, His Excellency is waiting!

      Thank you very much for your support.

      Michelle
      :)

    3. Reached 5,000 signatures
    4. UPDATE ON FIGURES ~ cont.

      ...

      FYI: With recorded delivery the first letter should arrive today. This service provides an approximate of one week before arrival at its final destination.

      Please continue to SHARE WIDELY AND REGULARLY, His Excellency is waiting!

      Thank you

      Michelle
      :)

    5. UPDATE ON FIGURES

      Hi Friends of the Dolphins,

      We’re pleased to announce that we have been overwhelmed with support for this petition and the numbers are continuing to grow at a necessarily speedily rate. This is encouraging as it is this growth factor that we wish to illustrate to His Excellency.

      We were originally aiming to send a letter for every 500 signatures received but those numbers have been made over night at times – which is great, but a little too soon to follow-up with another one. We thought it would be sensible to hold back to allow The Ambassador time, to firstly receive it, and secondly digest the letter before sending him the next one.

      In just seven days following the first letter, the numbers have doubled giving us a total of 3000 signatures. This of course was three days ago and we are pleased to say that we are well on our way to achieving our next goal of 4,500 signatures, which will be when we send our third letter.

      ... tbc

    6. Reached 3,000 signatures
    7. Letter Tracking and Tracing Service

      Tracking the letter - Sent 30/08/13
      It's arrived in Kennedy New York and is being processed for delivery.

      Will keep YOU posted!

    8. Reached 2,500 signatures
    9. UPDATE ON OUR NUMBERS

      Hi Friends of the Dolphins,

      Well, we thought we would update you on our petition success, because thanks to YOU we've done amazingly well.

      We sent our first letter out (inclusive of the initial 1500 signatures) on Friday 30th August and three days on we have already gained another 1000 supporters/signatures!! So, we now have almost 2,500 people supporting our campaign. THANK YOU.

      It’s almost time for our second letter to hit the post offices.

      A special thanks to YOU for signing AND sharing is absolutely vital to the success of this campaign. Please continue to SHARE WIDELY AND REGULARLY, we need to post large batches of signatures to Kenichiro Sasaeas (Japanese Ambassador to the United States) as often as possible.

      Here’s the link if you’d like share this important cause with your contacts: http://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/kenichiro-sasae-japanese-ambassador-to-the-united-states-save-the-dolphins-from-slaughter-and-captivity-2

      The dolphins need your voice.

      :)

      Kenichiro Sasae, Japanese Ambassador to the United States: Save the Dolphins From Slaughter and Captivity

      In Japan, for six months of every year, thousands of dolphins are hunted and chased into a cove known as the "floating graveyard" near the village of...

    10. Reached 2,000 signatures
    11. FIRST LETTER IN THE POST

      Hi dolphin supporters,

      Alongside our first 1500 supporter signatures we have sent our first letter in the post.

      FYI:
      Our next goal is to reach 2000 signatures before sending our next letter to The Ambassador of Japan to USA, and we're almost there! Fantastic!

      A special thank you to everyone who has taken action by signing and sharing this petition, you are the secret to its success.

      OUR AIM:
      For the duration of the dolphin slaughter, we must send this package as often as possible, so please do continue to share the petition with everyone you know, and encourage those to take action and share too!

      We need all hands on deck!

      Thank you.

      Michelle
      :)

    12. Reached 1,500 signatures
    13. JUST 9 DAYS ON...

      Hi Friends,

      We reached well over 1000 signatures in just 9 days!!! A special thanks to those who have contributed. FYI: We'll be sending two batches of (500) signatures in the post this weekend.

      Please continue to SHARE WIDELY AND REGULARLY, we need to post batches of 500 signatures to Kenichiro Sasaeas (Japanese Ambassador to the United States) as often as possible.

      THANK YOU.

      If you haven't yet signed, it is imperative that the dolphins have your support.
      PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE : http://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/kenichiro-sasae-japanese-ambassador-to-the-united-states-save-the-dolphins-from-slaughter-and-captivity-2

      GOING FORWARD: Every 500 signatures reached will be posted to Kenichiro Sasae ~ Japanese Ambassador to the United States.

      Thank you,

      Michelle
      @S.I.C ~ Stop. Inane Cruelty.

      Kenichiro Sasae, Japanese Ambassador to the United States: Save the Dolphins From Slaughter and Captivity

      Dear Mr Kenichiro Sasae, Around the world, September signals the start of school... school buses, children with new trainers, lunch boxes and sharpened pencils... In the small coastal town of Taiji, Japan, September signals the start of something more sinister... The annual slaughter of thousands of dolphins and porpoises.

    14. Reached 1,000 signatures

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    • Francisco Javier Castillejos VéLEZ-MáLAGA, SPAIN
      • 25 minutes ago

      No hay nada más importante que cuidar nuestro Planeta.

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    • martine van adorp BRUXELLES, BELGIUM
      • 29 minutes ago

      disgusting !

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    • Aisling Kiely HONG KONG, HONG KONG
      • about 8 hours ago

      it is just heartbreaking, the greediness, the ignorance, the inhumanity. These intelligent beautiful dolphins are not deserving of this disgusting treatment.

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    • Dennis Gerolymatos PLAYA DEL CARMEN, GREECE
      • about 15 hours ago

      I LOVE DOLPHINS!! DO YOU??

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    • Julie Keating AUSTRALIA
      • about 16 hours ago

      Dolphins and whales are intelligent, beautiful creatures and they should not be slaughtered.

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