Vicki Kiely

Cove Monitor

dead dolphin caught in nets

The Colour of Money

Taiji, Japan, January 26, 2016: “What the hunters are doing in Taiji violates an ancient friendship cultivated by time, between man and dolphin.” ~ Ric O’Barry, Founder/Director, Dolphin Project With so many pods of dolphins migrating in the Kuroshio current, taking them right past Taiji, January is usually a bad[…]

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Blue Cove

Heading back to Japan in 10 days!

This is my 5th time returning to Taiji to be a Cove Monitor for Dolphin Project. Each time I go, I learn more about the happenings there, what to spot in the drives, some more Japanese words and phrases to talk with the locals ( to help gain their trust[…]

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Me and Captives Nov 2014

My 3rd Stint in Taiji Jan-Feb 2015

Well this is my 3rd stint this season as a Cove Monitor, and each of my 3 experiences have been entirely different. First was September 1st for Dolphin Day with Ric and the rest of the team at DP. It was 15 blue cove days in a row, and for[…]

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Stones in Taiji

Nov 11th 2014 – Taiji

Well to say the least the last 2 days seem like 2 weeks.Time seems to run at its very own and unique pace here in Taiji. Funny how that materialises for me. I am in a time warp for sure….in many senses. This place; as I said before; is very[…]

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