Rare Albino Dolphin Captured Amidst Japan’s Taiji Cove Slaughter

November 25, 2014 by  
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Japanese hunters at the infamous Taiji Cove captured a pod of Risso’s dolphins over the weekend — the fifteenth pod of Risso’s caught this season . Sea Shepherd reports that within the pod was a rare albino dolphin, highly prized by the hunters for onselling to aquariums . While the albino and one other dolphin were retained for sale, eleven other members of the pod were immediately slaughtered under the cover of tarps. Three baby Risso’s dolphins who were part of the family group were then taken back out to sea and abandoned to fend for themselves. Read the rest of Rare Albino Dolphin Captured Amidst Japan’s Taiji Cove Slaughter Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: albino , albino dolphin , animal cruelty , aquarium , cetaceans , dolphin hunt , dolphin killing , hunting , Japan , rare animals , Risso’s dolphin , Sea Shepherd , SeaWorld , taiji cove , Taiji dolphin hunt , The Cove

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Japanese Trends Worth Watching: De-ownership, Demonetization & De-materialism

September 25, 2010 by  
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Photo via: Flickr/ tomo908us It’s hard to see Japan’s sunny side of affairs beyond the red pool of blood in Taiji’s cove. It’s currently in the middle of peak dolphin killing season. When I read the following piece in Resurgence by Junko Edahiro, a Japanese environmental activist and journalist, however, a tiny glimmer of hope arose

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Bad News for Coral Reefs: Global Warming Causes Bleaching & Death

September 25, 2010 by  
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Image Credit: mattk1979 via Flickr Global warming has done a lot of damage this summer, from deadly flooding in Pakistan to the heat wave of the millennium in Russia. Now, the New York Times reports , there’s another vict…

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Celebrating Safer Cycling in Prague

September 25, 2010 by  
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Posters advertising the Critical Mass events in Prague. Images via Auto*Mat . Heavy traffic, aggressive drivers, few bike lanes, and fear of theft made the Czech capital a place where cycling was “only for the brave,” as an article for Radio Prague put it a few years ago

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Antibiotic Resistant Superbugs Widespread on British Farms

September 25, 2010 by  
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photo: Sara Novak At first these salmonella and e coli superbugs were found at a handful of British farms, but according to the Soil Association , the nearly untreatable superbugs are running rampant across the country. Find out what’s causing the frightening outbreak…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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The 7 Best Green Initiatives From Bill Clinton’s 2010 Summit

September 24, 2010 by  
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Photo via CGI 2010 The Clinton Global Initiative is a gathering of heads of state, businesses, activists, celebrities, and nonprofits from around the world that’s designed to foster progress through “commitments” — binding vows to back projects dedicated to the greater good. Commitments focus on everything from health to empowering women and girls

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