30 Aug '14, 9pm

Links Between the Murderers in Taiji and the Faroe Islands - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society #Grindstop

Links Between the Murderers in Taiji and the Faroe Islands Commentary by Erwin Vermeulen One of the hooks used to drag the pilot whales onto the beach Photo: Peter Hammarstedt / Sea Shepherd Conservation Society In January 2011, the German conservation group AtlanticBlue made undercover recordings of a pod of Striped dolphins being killed under the tarps in Taiji, Japan. The video showed for the first time the new killing method of ‘pithing’ or ‘spinal cord transection’. When ‘the Cove’ was filmed in 2007, dolphins were killed by arbitrarily stabbing them with spears or hand-held harpoons. The new method involves a repeated poking of a metal rod in the dolphins’ neck behind the blowhole to sever the spinal cord. This procedure was first tested from December 2000 to February 2001 on nine Risso’s dolphins, four Striped dolphins, two Pantropical Spotted dolphins and one Pilot...

Full article: http://www.seashepherd.org/commentary-and-editorials/2014...

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