Since my daughter and I returned from Japan this trip, we definitely feel we miss it. It felt different this time, maybe the fact that there were less activists, maybe the fact that the police seemed extra friendly and helpful, maybe even perhaps the warm and welcoming meeting that we[…]
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[…]
Whats happening on the Thailand Campaign? And how I have been coping since returning from my November stint in Taiji and the Pilot Whale Slaughter….
I have been home in Phuket 3 weeks now….being back was so strange. I had reoccurring nightmares about the pilot whales for the first 2 weeks, to the point where I could not rest at night. I kept seeing them all trying to push through the nets, then the mother[…]
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[…]
The last time I was here in Taiji I went to see Angel, whom I had heard so much about through the social media of the world. She was strong and big, and alabaster white in her tank. I had seen her in videos from months before, where she was[…]