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Participants carry a banner which read: 'Let's protect Japanese food culture from Western hypocritical values. Japanese should not give in to Sea Shepherd'
Three passengers survive after clinging to the wreckage for 10 hours
Residents from the coastal village of Silanga say the dolphin ran aground on August 18 due to the strong waves coming from Maqueda Bay
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The announcement comes despite a pledge by zoos and aquariums not to buy animals caught with the controversial method
Taiji residents have long defended the drive hunt saying its purpose is to obtain dolphin meat, which they say is a traditional part of their diet
Conservationists are fighting to save the Indus dolphin as well as the river's black spotted turtle
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The town has depended on coastal whaling for 4 centuries, and local fishermen corral hundreds of dolphins to kill them for meat or sell them to aquariums and dolphinariums
But Ocean Adventure Park, who posted photos of the proposal, says the writing material used is safe for dolphins
Scientists: Losing just one more of the creatures will threaten the species' existence
Wildlife experts moved a juvenile dolphin by boat to deeper waters at high tide to entice the others to follow
Heads up Lonely Island fans! The boys of the "I Just Had Sex" fame are back and they've got Maroon 5's Adam Levine to join them. This and more on this week's Social Media wRap!
The dolphin dies in the Gowanus Canal, a polluted stretch of water in Brooklyn
Environmentalists and nationalists held opposing rallies over the issue of Japan's dolphin and whale hunts in a rare showdown in central Tokyo on Saturday, November 24, leading to angry scenes.
10-year-old dolphin dies while being transferred to a Singapore oceanarium