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Animal Defenders of Westchester
P.O. Box 205
Yonkers, NY 10704


Japan Dolphin Day: Abolish the Slaughter



Meet at NOON, in front of the Japanese Consulate, 299 Park Avenue (at 49th St.) in Manhattan.  Noon-3PM. For more info : 914-793-9186, or [email protected] .

PRESENT in NYC (at this writing):  Members of:  The New York Whale and Dolphin Action League, Animal Defenders Of Westchester, CASH (Committee to Abolish Sport Hunting), Cetacean Society International, HSUS, IDA (In Defense of Animals), NYC Pigeon People, NYC Wildlife Watch, PETA, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, United Action for Animals.  Please add your group to this list!

For other locations around the world: 

From Earth Island Institute:

URGE Japanese authorities to ban the brutal slaughter of dolphins!


Meet at NOON, in front of the Japanese Consulate, 50 Fremont Street in San Francisco.

The SF event will feature:

**Earth Island Institute, In Defense of Animals (IDA), Sea Shepherd, America's Whale Alliance, Seaflow AND YOU participating in a peaceful demonstration against the Japan Fisheries Agency's annual slaughter of dolphins;

**The Whale Bus from America's Whale Alliance, which will be showing the new DVD: Welcome to Taiji by activist Ric O'Barry and One Voice-France;

**Earth Island's Giant Inflatable Blue Dolphin;

**Dolphin hats designed by the late activist Ben White from the Animal Welfare Institute used in demonstrations against the World Trade Organization.

Please plan to attend, and bring a friend!

NOTE: Please feel free to copy, edit, and send this alert around to all your friends, relatives, and other lists.

For further information, contact Earth Island Institute (415) 788-3666 or [email protected] 



Japan Dolphin Day, October 8th, 2005: Protest the Slaughter

WHAT: An international day of protest has been organized to urge the Japanese authorities to ban the brutal slaughter of dolphins.

WHEN: October 8th, 2005

WHERE: Worldwide

WHY: Every year from September through April, fishermen in Japan hunt and kill about 20,000 dolphins and other whales in the most brutal way imaginable. This is the largest massacre of dolphins anywhere in the world. The fishermen say they kill the dolphins primarily as a form of "pest control." They say the dolphins eat too many fish, and that they are simply eradicating the competition. We need to let them know that these crimes against nature are unacceptable to the rest of the world. Help us send a powerful message to the Japanese dolphin hunters and their government: STOP THE DOLPHIN SLAUGHTER.

OUR GOAL: Our goal is to make this the biggest global protest against the dolphin slaughter in history.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: Everyone! This event is not limited to animal protection organizations. NGOs, schools, music bands, various clubs, businesses and concerned citizens are encouraged to show up. Please contact your friends and neighbors, local schools, civic clubs and anyone else you can think of. Ask people to join us at noon on October 8th at a Japanese embassy or consulate office near you.

HOW: It's simple. Click on the link below. It will take you to a list of Japanese embassies and consulates around the world:

Please re-visit this website from time to time for further details.

Japan Dolphin Day: List of Participants

Take a look at the list below. Is a protest being organized near a city where you live? If so, join them. We need TENS OF THOUSANDS of non-violent, peaceful protesters in front of Japanese embassies around the world on October 8th.


* Action Against Poisoning ~ Den Haag

* Americas Whale Alliance ~ San Francisco

* Animal Defenders of Westchester ~ New York

* Animal Friends ~ Croatia

* Animalisti Italiani Onlus ~ Rome

* Animal Voices Radio, CIUT 89.5 FM ~ Toronto

* Anima Mundi ~ San Francisco

* Animals ~ Seattle

* Animal Welfare Institute ~Washington DC

* Animanaturalis ~ Buenos Aires

* Bite Back ~ Brussels

* Blue Voice ~ San Francisco

* Born Free Foundation ~ London

* British Divers Marine Life Rescue ~ London

* Byron Whale Action Group ~ Brisbane

* Campaign Whale ~ London

* Captive Animals Protection Society ~ London

* Captive Dolphin Awareness Foundation ~ Huston

* Catastrophes ~ London

* Cetacean Defense ~ London

* Cetacean Society International ~ New York

* Comarino ~ Mexico City

* Committee for a Dolphinarium-Free Belgium ~ Brussels

* Committee to Abolish Sport Hunting ~ New York

* Dolphin Encountours ~ Mozambique

* Dolphin Project ~ Miami

* Dolphin Protection Coalition ~ Vancouver BC

* Delphis ~ Rome

* Diana Thater Studio ~ Los Angeles

* Earth Island Institute ~ San Francisco, Manila, Solomon Islands

* EcoTerra ~ Nairobi

* EDEV ~ Den Haag

* Environmental Investigative Agency ~ London

* Fundacion Altarriba ~ Barcelona

* GAIA ~ Brussels

* Georgia Animal Rights and Protection ~ Atlanta

* Green Beings Animation Studio ~ San Francisco

* Guardios dos Animais ~ Brasilia

* Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society ~ Hong Kong

* HSUS ~ Washington DC

* In Defense of Animals ~ San Francisco

* International Animal Rescue ~ London

* Irish Seal Sanctuary ~ Dublin

* Last Chance for Animals ~ Los Angeles

* Marine Connection ~ London

* Massachusetts Animal Rights Coalition ~ Boston

* Morigenos ~ Slovenia

* NYC Pigeon People ~ New York

* New York Whale and Dolphin Action League ~ New York

* NYC Wildlife Watch ~ New York

* Nomades des Oceans ~ Paris

* Ocean Defense International ~ San Francisco

* One Voice ~ Paris, Marseille, Miami

* Orca Network ~ Seattle

* Philippine Society for Animal Protection ~ Manila

* Rattle the Cage ~ Miami

* Re-Earth ~ Nassau

* Reseau-Cetaceas ~ Paris, Strasbourg

* Rio Rossellino Studio ~ Wellington NZ

* RSPCA ~ London

* Sanoma People for Animal Rights ~ San Francisco

* Sea Shepherd Conservation Society ~ Vienna, Brussels, Paris, Berlin, Budapest, Istanbul, London, Den Haag, Strasburg, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Honolulu, Miami, Portland, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington DC, Vancouver BC

* Sasha Farm ~ Detroit

* SHARK ~ Chicago

* Seaflow ~ San Francisco

* Sea Vita ~ Caracas

* Sonic Cowboys ~ Miami

* SOS Grand Bleu ~ Marseille

* United Action for Animals ~ New York

* WDCS ~ London

* Wellington Animal Rights Network ~ Wellington NZ

* Whale Workshop ~ London

* Wild Earth Foundation ~ Buenos Aires

* WSPA ~ London

* Zoo Check Canada ~ Toronto

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