31 Aug '15, 10pm

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This season, Sea Shepherd’s campaign will also have an increased focus on raising crucial awareness of the inextricable link between the slaughter in Taiji and the global captive cetacean industry. It is widely believed that the drive hunt could not be sustained entirely by the sale of dolphin meat for human consumption. Sea Shepherd has long maintained that it is the highly lucrative international trade in live cetaceans for captivity that is the economic fuel driving the hunting boats as they leave Taiji Harbor daily in search of pods. In May of this year, the Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums (JAZA) voted to end purchases by its member aquariums of cetaceans captured in Taiji, in response to a statement from the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) that JAZA must take this action or lose its WAZA membership. Though not yet an end to the hunt, JAZA’s d...

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