Dawn to Death -The Dolphins of Taiji

From Dawn To Death is a documentary about the fate of dolphins and pilot whales hunted by Japan when their annual migratory route brings them near the coasts of Taiji in Japan. The dolphins and whales are driven to a cove where most are killed and some are sold into the slave trade in Dolphinariums all over the world. Thousands of dolphins and pilot whales are killed annually in this cove by Japan and the hunts are daily, starting on the first of September and going until the end of March. The Japanese Government believes the cetaceans to be "the pests of the ocean" and blame them for eating too many fish. Yet Japan's fisheries are one of the most aggressive in the world, drying out 95% of the world's tuna population, as well as cod and other popular fish in the Japanese fish auctions... read more
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