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At least 1,423 Atlantic white-sided dolphins were killed in the Faroe Islands' deadliest hunt

The Faroes dolphin slaughter that sparked an outcry now brings hope

Dolphins endure extreme suffering when captured from the wild

It’s not just the dolphins who are killed or captured in Japan’s cruel hunts that suffer. It’s likely that dolphins who witness the hunts but escape, endure extreme physical and psychological suffering. All this is revealed in a new review, co-authored by WDC’s Philippa Brakes and published in the scientific Journal of Applied Animal Welfare…

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Taiji whale museum convicted of discrimination

A court in Japan has ruled that an aquarium in Taiji acted illegally when it refused entry to an Australian campaigner opposed to the brutal dolphin hunts that occur in the region each year. The court in Wakayama, western Japan, has awarded 110,000 yen (£690) to Sarah Lucas, who was refused entry to the Taiji whale…

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