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Activists file suit to stop dolphin hunting in Taiji

National / Crime & Legal Feb 15, 2019

Activists file suit to stop dolphin hunting in Taiji

Environmental campaigners have filed an unprecedented lawsuit in a bid to halt the so-called drive hunting of dolphins in Taiji, Wakayama Prefecture, arguing that the practice is cruel and illegal. In drive hunting, fishermen force dolphins into a cove by beating on boats to disorient ...

Bridge to China brings threat for Hong Kong's native pink dolphin

World Jul 17, 2018

Bridge to China brings threat for Hong Kong's native pink dolphin

Hong Kong's rare pale pink dolphins are battling for survival as building work on a 19-mile (31-km) bridge linking the Asian financial hub with China disrupts the communication and feeding activities of the highly sociable animals, marine experts say. The Chinese white dolphin, which appears ...