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This Porpoise Slaughter Is Seven Times Bigger Than the Cove's, So Why Haven't You Heard About It?


Animals  (tags: killing, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, protection, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cal
- 341 days ago - takepart.com
Iwate, Japan, is once again poised to commence the world's largest cetacean slaughter, which dwarfs the much more famous one in Taiji.



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Brian M. (145)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 3:30 pm
Good post. Thanks. I don't understand why this story and so many others aren't reported by corporate "mainstream" media. It seems as if, ever since the Fairness Doctrine was abandoned, that corporate media only report stories that are in line with the corporate party line. Anything else is barred access. It's good the that internet provides so many alternative sources of information.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 4:30 pm
Another entry about Japan at its moral low
 

pam w. (191)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 4:51 pm
JUST when you think they've begun to consider wildlife as something worth saving.......
 

Alan Lambert (89)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 5:20 pm
A pathetic Mass Murder of our fellow sentient beings.
 

Winn Adams (191)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 5:41 pm
Very sad
 

Debbie Williamson (264)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 5:44 pm
Thanks Cal. Shared this info.
 

GGmaSheila D. (162)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 7:21 pm
Again it's Japan slaughtering all the sealife it can possibly find. Wonder what they'll do now that they've poisoned the oceans with radioactivity, possibly killing all the sealife - certainlly rendering them inedible??
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 8:03 pm
Noted. Thanks.
 

Mike H. (219)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 8:56 pm
I did not know about this. thanks for posting.
 

. (0)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 10:15 pm
𝕳𝖔𝖗𝖗𝖎𝖇𝖑𝖊 𝖍𝖔𝖜 𝖈𝖔𝖚𝖑𝖉 𝖕𝖊𝖔𝖕𝖑𝖊 𝖇𝖊 𝖘𝖔 𝖈𝖗𝖚𝖊𝖑~~ 𝕿𝖍𝖆𝖓𝖐𝖘 𝕮𝖆𝖑!
 

Leslene Dunn (73)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 11:22 pm
Horrific - the title says it all so I did not read the article - way too sad for me and would just fuel my anger even further! I am pretty sure you all know how I feel about these savage nations!
 

Suzan F. (143)
Friday September 20, 2013, 12:35 am
Thank you for bringing such an important issue to light.
 

Nimue P. (231)
Friday September 20, 2013, 2:09 am
Porpoises and dolphins are not quite the same. Noted with disgust.
 

(8)
Friday September 20, 2013, 2:57 am
C'est toujours le même visage du Japon et de sa vision toute particulière de l'ordre des choses. Tout à fait immoral !!!
 

Fi T. (16)
Friday September 20, 2013, 4:09 am
Can all killings be stopped?
 

John S. (300)
Friday September 20, 2013, 4:23 am
Noted.
 

Peta Clarke (24)
Friday September 20, 2013, 4:29 am
Thanks Cal.
 

Alexandr K. (0)
Friday September 20, 2013, 6:19 am
that's very sad
 

Frances Darcy (218)
Friday September 20, 2013, 6:24 am
took action
 

Ruth S. (307)
Friday September 20, 2013, 7:31 am
No animal is safe as long as people have greed in their heart's!
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Friday September 20, 2013, 8:14 am
Thank you for the horrifying news. We need petitions to stop this.
 

Nils Anders Lunde (544)
Friday September 20, 2013, 9:11 am
Noted
 

Jill Vickerman (426)
Friday September 20, 2013, 9:24 am
Thank you Cal,
 

Amy E. (66)
Friday September 20, 2013, 9:35 am
n/s
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Friday September 20, 2013, 10:11 am
The Japanese do know that porpoise meat is high in mercury? The porpoise could have the last laugh after all.
 

Harshiita Sharma (139)
Friday September 20, 2013, 10:22 am
done
 

Harshiita Sharma (139)
Friday September 20, 2013, 10:26 am
:( This is so, so sad!
 

Shanti S. (0)
Friday September 20, 2013, 11:37 am
Thank you.
 

Carol D. (109)
Friday September 20, 2013, 11:45 am
Nothing in the oceans as well as on land is safe anymore What a sad state of affairs Poor porpoises
 

Betty Kelly (2)
Friday September 20, 2013, 12:12 pm
Something must be done to stop this slaughter.
 

Kathleen R. (203)
Friday September 20, 2013, 12:25 pm
There is an article about this on the Huffington Post, UK edition. I left a post asking why it was not on the Japan edition. Just found out it's not on the US edition either. Hmmmm! This is just sickening. Don't forget Japan is supposed to hold the Olympics in 2020 (I think). How can they invite the world to Japan while they are killing, murdering, dolphins and whales?
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (182)
Friday September 20, 2013, 12:35 pm
To przerażające, ktoś musi powstrzymać Japonię.
 

Marija Mohoric (51)
Friday September 20, 2013, 1:06 pm
Thank you
 

Twyla Sparks (208)
Friday September 20, 2013, 2:03 pm
Thanks for Posting, it is so sad
 

Kathleen R. (203)
Friday September 20, 2013, 3:12 pm
Oh Cal, I commented on the article, but I mistakenly thought it was about Taji dolphin killing. Then I saw this same story on another website and also posted it on newly submitted. DUH! Just call it a senior moment!!! lol Both are terrible. I haven't seen any petitions about Iwate yet, but looking.
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Friday September 20, 2013, 3:12 pm
Very sad and disturbing.
 

Gabriela Baldaia (96)
Friday September 20, 2013, 3:21 pm
So sad ...
 

S J. (116)
Friday September 20, 2013, 3:31 pm
sadly noted, thanks Cal
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Friday September 20, 2013, 3:37 pm
Thank You for bringing awareness to these tragic events in Japan, Cal.
 

Michelle S. (457)
Friday September 20, 2013, 6:02 pm
You know why mainstream media doesn't report on animal welfare and abuse cases? Because they're too busy reporting on the Kardashians and other shit that doesn't matter. Imagine how big a difference there would be in relation to building the public knowledge base about environmental and animal welfare issues if CNN and Anderson Cooper had a weekly focus report.....things would change SO DRAMATICALLY. They don't give a damn. It's a glaring PURPOSEFUL oversight---and a bloody shame.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday September 20, 2013, 9:13 pm
I agree with Michelle!
The msm ignore most of what really counts in the world, and NOT for good reason.
They just don't give a FU*K!
 

Danuta Watola (1194)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 2:46 am
Noted
 

Aaron Bouchard (127)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 6:39 am
noted thanks
 

Tanja Zilker (3)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 8:06 am
noted
 

Yvette S. (30)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 2:18 pm
Sadly noted
 

Yvette S. (30)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 2:19 pm
Thanks for posting
 

Sheila S. (62)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 6:34 pm
So sad. Let's hope that world-wide pressure produces results...Sea Shepherd’s West predicts that Taiji could prove to be a tipping point. “It’s synonymous with the brutal greed that exists in the Japanese government,” he says. “If Japan were to end the Taiji slaughter, there’s a good chance that other such slaughters in Japan would end.”
 

Tom Tree (255)
Sunday September 22, 2013, 7:45 am
Morally reprehensible, despicable
When will this MADNESS END !?
So Noted & Shared !!
 
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