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: Activists cut nets to free dolphins Japan

Divers from The Black Fish, the new European conservation organisation Notts Indymedia reported on a fortnight ago, have, in the night before last, cut the nets of six holding pens in Taiji, Japan, that were holding dolphins caught during a dolphin drive hunt a few days earlier. During this hunt a number of dolphins were selected for the international dolphinarium trade and transferred to these ho…

The Bluefin Bonanza


: Nottingham Eye Witness: Sea Shepherd free 800 tuna

This is an eyewitness account from an action by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, which set out onto the Mediterranean Sea last month in search of bluefin tuna poachers. As one of the most valuable fish in the world, the bluefin populations in the Mediterranean region have been reduced by over 85% in the last 50 years due to relentless industrial overfishing. Crew member Wietse van der Werf r…