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[…]
When 7-year-old Imogen packed a letter to bring with her to Taiji, Japan, she wasn’t even certain it would be read by the destined recipient. As Dolphin Project’s youngest Cove Monitor, this would mark her third trip to the area made famous by the Academy award-winning movie “The Cove,” helping[…]
Seven year-old Dolphin Project Mini Monitor Imogen arrived to Taiji, Japan with a purpose: she was going to deliver a handwritten letter to Mayor Sanger Kazutaka, protesting the slaughter of dolphins at the infamous town. This was her second time visiting this season, along with her mother, Senior Cove Monitor[…]
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[…]