04 Sep '11, 11am

Japan Dolphins Day | Care2 Causes

Japan Dolphins Day | Care2 Causes

Written by Laura Bridgeman , a blogger for the Earth Island Journal As our bus pulled into the parking lot across from “The Cove”, which many of you have seen in the in the Oscar-winning documentary bearing that name, we immediately knew that our efforts had been a success. The normally sleepy Japanese town of Taiji had been transformed into a media circus – which is precisely what we, at Ric O’Barry’s Save Japan Dolphins , had hoped for. Cheers erupted from our bus, filled with volunteers from around the world, as the police escorted us one by one into their bus to fill out paperwork and to examine our passports. The media, kept at bay by yet more policemen, vied anxiously for a shot of Ric and a glimpse of controversy. September 1 was Japan Dolphins Day – an international day of remembrance for dolphins that have been, and will be, violently killed in the town of Taiji. ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/japan-dolphins-day.html

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