July 30, 2015

The change from indifference to an active stance in favour of pilot whale hunting

By Erla Brekkustova As a child in the 60’ties we had whale meat (grind) and blubber occasionally, but not often, since no one in the household […]
July 10, 2015

‘Empty the tanks’: Hong Kong’s Ocean Park at centre of activists’ battle to stop dolphin captivity

“Captivity kills,” they chant as a group of 50 activists protest at the entrance of Ocean Park, holding aloft a three-metre long model of a dolphin […]
May 18, 2015

China may hold the golden key to stop the killing of dolphins in Japan

This is the translation of a review published in the ‘Beijing Youth Daily‘ of the new book ‘The Cove’ (Dolphin Bay). The book was co-written by […]
August 11, 2014

Thoughts of a former whale hunter in the Faroe Islands

The following was written by a Faroese who formerly participated in the pilot whale hunts known as the “grind”. It is his response to misinformation on […]
September 17, 2013

Many Faroese people have stopped eating pilot whale

The following is a partial and rough translation of an article that appeared in a Faroese magazine in September 2013. As this is a translation of […]
July 29, 2013

Faroese are listening about the grindadráp, say dolphin advocates

Having just returned from a trip to the Faroe Islands once more to spark a conversation on the islands’ controversial pilot whale hunt, two dolphin advocates […]
April 11, 2013

A Deadly Business with Dolphins

Dolphin activist Sasha Abdolmajid calls for a rethinking to protect the marine mammals. Findings after a trip to Japan -Appeal is “Avoid dolphinaria and marine parks.” […]
November 8, 2012

There is always ‘Hope and Faith’ at the Cove says activist

Taiji – Dolphin advocate Sasha Abdolmajid has just returned from a visit to Taiji, Japan. Abdolmajid visited the tiny town made famous in The Cove documentary, […]