Please help Save the Dolphins

*ADDITIONAL INFO HAS BEEN ADDED TO LINKS BELOW, PLZ TAKE ACTION*

http://us.whales.org/campaigns/brutal#.Ut42cSvggB0.twitter

Please take action and sign the petition above, help stop the mindless slaughter of our fellow mammals. They are intelligent, conscious beings and have a right to live like any sentient being on Earth.  Mass slaughter of these magnificent creatures are a travesty and should not be condoned.

“Although the hunting of dolphins is widely condemned in the West, many in Japan defend the practice as a local custom — and say it is no different to the slaughter of other animals for meat”, this is the viewpoint held by Japanese fishermen. While it may not be “illegal” to hunt, how could anyone in good conscience kill these good natured, friendly, harmless animals? Even without bringing human morality into this debate, where is the empathy and compassion? It simply makes no sense to me why humans commit atrocities not only to ourselves, but to destroy nature, animals and our very environment that we depend upon for our very own survival. Short sighted greed and politics may play a role, but wrong is wrong! There is no logical justification for unnecessary killing when we don’t have to eat what causes pain and suffering to others. Scientist state that the Earth lose hundreds of unique animal species due to man’s influence on wildlife habitat. We keep destroying the rain forests and ravage the oceans with over fishing, oil spills, nuclear radiation. In fifty years or less there will be nothing left of our planet.

While people continue to debate the moral and ethical implications of killing any animal, right or wrong, the fact is we will create mass extinction of everything if left unchecked. Living beings are not unlimited “resources” for humanity to consume mindlessly. We must stop this insanity now to avoid a bleak and desolate future, one where we’ll hang our heads in shame trying to explain to our children why we didn’t do anything when we still had the chance. People please look in your heart and listen, sign the petition. It will make a difference if a united voice of the people demand accountability and reason. With government intervention, action can be taken to affect change, it’s not too late yet we still have a choice, use your voice and stand up for the rights of all animals!

For further reading: (warning, this news story is very disturbing and upsetting, but we all need to Wake Up)

http://www.cnn.com/2014/01/20/world/asia/japan-dolphin-hunt/

Please do the right thing and help save the dolphins, stand up take action & sign:

http://us.whales.org/campaigns/brutal#.Ut42cSvggB0.twitter

http://www.avaaz.org/en/dolphin_hunt_peru/?slideshow

*FOR THE LATEST INFO & UPDATES, PLZ VISIT LADA’S BLOG*

http://ladaray.wordpress.com/2014/01/21/save-our-dolphins-help-stop-mass-dolphin-slaughter-in-japan/

Additional resources will be added periodically, please check back.

Thank you♥

Here are a list of tweets, click 2 make u’r voice heard:

1 WAZA: It is time the dolphin captivity industry become part of the solution for killing ‎dolphins, not the BIG PROBLEM!! #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/B728u
2 If JAZA members continue to acquire dolphins from the drive hunts in Taiji, JAZA should be expelled from WAZA.” #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/XFBz2
3 JAZA IS a member of WAZA. STOP LYING Gerald Dick WAZA!!! #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://bit.ly/1hQ9S7V http://ctt.ec/v80ek
4 WAZA’s “inaction” clearly in conflict with their mission statement emphasising conservation #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://bit.ly/M0OCl8 http://ctt.ec/ch3f7
5 WAZA’s “inaction” clearly in conflict with their mission statement emphasising sustainability #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://bit.ly/M0OCl8 http://ctt.ec/XEakd
6 #HelpDolphinsWAZA ! Are captive industry profits so important to WAZA they ignore screams of dying dolphins in Taiji? http://bit.ly/M0OCl8 http://ctt.ec/4Lema
7 WAZA: take steps to discipline aquariums that buy dolphins from drive fisheries like Taiji #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://on.fb.me/1baKHYl http://ctt.ec/qFt8k
8 WAZA: What kind of ethics condemns dolphin hunts yet takes advantage of them every year? #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://huff.to/1eQWddT http://ctt.ec/Rkf5j 
9 #HelpDolphinsWAZA stop making claims based on the false assertion that dolphin hunts are part of “Japanese culture.” http://huff.to/1eQWddT http://ctt.ec/vWX03
10 WAZA’s Dr. Dick: join Karla & Ric in Taiji to see for yourself what captive industry is doing to dolphins & small whales. #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/u9jx4
11 Japanese ask WAZA to help. Dr. Dick responded that WAZA wont take action against the hunts:  #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://bit.ly/1jrc34P http://ctt.ec/H_SfZ 
12 JAZA is a member of WAZA. “Over 55% of JAZA members continue to buy dolphins from these hunts.” #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://bit.ly/1f71H4H http://ctt.ec/3eb4s
13 WAZA and ALL its members should be condemning the dolphin hunts in no uncertain terms. #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/r8ek6 
14 #HelpDolphinsWAZA Dr. Dick has the power to abolish the violent captures that in turn would likely end the slaughter http://bit.ly/1blkaYk http://ctt.ec/ekGs6 
15 WAZA member aquariums subsidize slaughters by buying their live-caught wild dolphins from Taiji #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://bit.ly/1blkaYk http://ctt.ec/j5fF6 
16 HEY WAZA!!!! Dolphins are not “livestock” !!! #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://bit.ly/19RkCm2 http://ctt.ec/etXa9 
17 WAZA: YOU HAVE BLOOD ON YOUR HANDS!!! STOP THE SLAUGHTER & #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://bit.ly/19RkCm2 http://ctt.ec/I865M 
18 Claiming to protect dolphins in the wild, WAZA suggests ways of “herding” and “acquiring” them  #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://bit.ly/19RkCm2 http://ctt.ec/b5L4c 
19 WAZA’s goal – develop collaborative relationship for long term wildlife conservation THEY FORGOT SLAUGHTERING DOLPHINS! #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/2g04X
20 #HelpDolphinsWAZA!!“ Drive hunts used by captivity industry to supply wild dolphins to aquariums all over the world. You kill dolphins!! http://ctt.ec/yGJ98
21 Dr. Gerald Dick end your silence and support of the dolphin capture and killing in Taiji http://on.fb.me/1irf3ha #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/di1s2 
22  Yoko Ono came spoke out for dolphins but not Dr. Dick Executive Director of WAZA http://bit.ly/1g5X0gs #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/cq0ef 
23  The World Association of Zoos member SeaWorld has been documented at the cove in the 1980s http://bit.ly/1mMOweF #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/6B0aL 
24  Sign the petition demanding WAZA end their partnership with dolphin drive fisheries in Taiji http://chn.ge/1jr0CtF #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/w2RAl 
25  Dr. Dick has the power to abolish the violent captures that in turn would likely end the slaughter. http://bit.ly/1myGT8K #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/bGX9d 
26  WAZA /JAZA members subsidize the dolphin drive to obtain new specimens for display http://bit.ly/1myGT8K #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/a71z7 
27  Mass pod of bottlenose dolphins brutally captured for WAZA members http://bit.ly/1mMIfQ1 #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/tf7mN 
28  WAZA Dr. Dick expel the Taiji Whale Museum for brutally capturing, and slaughtering dolphins http://bit.ly/LNyWB1 #HelpDolphinsWAZA   http://ctt.ec/P8ZuX 
29  WAZA members breathed new dollars and new life into the dolphins drive in the 1980s http://bit.ly/1mMOweF #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/4OhE5 
30  The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums say they love dolphins but sponsor the slaughter. http://bit.ly/1g5X0gs #HelpDolphinsWAZA   http://ctt.ec/8N429 
31  Money determines the madness. As long as the dolphin hunters get the gold from WAZA members, the slaughter will continue. #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/gFqLy 
32  WAZA must expel members that purchase and display drive fisheries’ dolphins. http://bit.ly/1myGT8K #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/EfI5c 
33  World eyes have opened to this abuse of dolphins for marine parks. Isn’t it time WAZA spoke up? http://chn.ge/1jr0CtF #HelpDolphinsWAZ http://ctt.ec/2Sra8
34  Dolphin drives began as pest control but quickly became a dolphin collection tool for WAZA members. http://bit.ly/1mMOweF #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/2US5h 
35  PLZ sign the petition expelling the Taiji Whale Museum dolphin brokers from WAZA http://chn.ge/1jr0CtF #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/eo8Xa 
36  Albino dolphin in cove brings worldwide attention to WAZA sanctioned dolphin capture & slaughter http://bit.ly/1hp61O8 #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/On2r7 
37  JAZA board member on WAZA animal ethics committee works with Taiji dolphin drive fisheries. http://bit.ly/1g5X0gs #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/tckLS 
38  Bottlenose Dolphins Dying for WAZA, SeaWorld, IMATA and in The Cove http://bit.ly/LNyWB1 #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/UYpbl 
39  The Taiji dolphin slaughter is in opposition to WAZA ethics. Sign the petition to end it! http://chn.ge/1jr0CtF #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/3NBf2 
40  The world must demand WAZA sever all ties with the brutal dolphin drive in Taiji, Japan. http://chn.ge/1jr0CtF #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/Lz55t 
41  Send WAZA’s PRESIDENT a Fb message! Tell him to enforce WAZA Code of Ethics for Japan dolphins NOW: facebook.com/lee.ehmke #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/_6UTy 
42  EMAIL WAZA PRESIDENT Lee Ehmke, tell him to enforce WAZA Code of Ethics for Japan dolphins NOW: lee.ehmke@state.mn.us #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/707pb 
43  EMAIL WAZA Executive Director Dr Dick! Tell him to enforce WAZA Code of Ethics 4 Japan dolphins NOW gerald.dick@waza.org #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/R1xBu 
44  CALL WAZA! Tell WAZA to enforce their own Code of Ethics for Japan dolphins NOW: Phone +41 (0)22 999 07 90 #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/s45hI 
45  FAX WAZA! Tell WAZA to enforce their own Code of Ethics for Japan dolphins NOW: Fax +41 (0)22 999 07 91 #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/Qw110 
46  EMAIL WAZA! Tell WAZA to enforce their own Code of Ethics for Japan dolphins NOW: secretariat@waza.org #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/255te 
47  CONTACT WAZA! Tell WAZA to enforce Ethics Code for Japan dolphins NOW: ► http://bit.ly/1d0xjWI ► http://bit.ly/1jIE7Os #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/3G3R4 
48  Proof Taiji Whale Museum IS A WAZA MEMBER: ► http://ctt.ec/7u4WG+http://ctt.ec/Khda0+ http://ctt.ec/n39WU+ #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/1ua8G 
49  WAZA’S BLATANT LIE: http://bit.ly/1ej0RzR  #HelpDolphinsWAZA by enforcing Ethics Code NOW & expel JAZA if they continue to violate code! http://ctt.ec/M74Aa 
50  Open Letter from Japanese Activists to Dr. Gerald Dick, WAZA Executive Director, 20 January 2014http://bit.ly/LPP5pF #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/T3L5_ 
51  WAZA: ‘JAZA Dolphin Management Protocol’ is KILLING dolphins & INHUMANE! End endorsing it NOW! http://bit.ly/1fhHRnj#HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/VX_eU
52  This useless protocol VALIDATES captures & continues to endanger dolphin lives around Japan! http://bit.ly/1fhHRnj  #HelpDolphinsWAZA NOW! http://ctt.ec/L08y9
53  JAZA is not abiding WAZA’s ethical codes, which includes condemnation of capturing of dolphins in the drive hunts! #HelpDolphinsWAZA NOW! http://ctt.ec/Gfb0z
54  WAZA clean your bloody hands by ENFORCING Ethics Code NOW & expel JAZA if they continue taking dolphins from drive hunts! #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/GdsaF
55  WAZA dolphin drive hunts must end! EXPEL any member facilities that continue to acquire dolphins through drive hunts. #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/EJ87d 
56  Ironically JAZA, a supporter of capture & slaughter in Taiji is on WAZA’s Animal Welfare Committee! http://bit.ly/1jJdCIJ #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/X3vPE 
57  WAZA: Taiji Dolphin Drives Started in 1969 & Are NOT a Japanese Tradition. STOP THIS LAME EXCUSE!  http://ctt.ec/b083a+ #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/b083a 
58  WAZA COULD STOP THE DOLPHIN SLAUGHTER: http://bit.ly/M0OCl8  #HelpDolphinsWAZA NOW! http://ctt.ec/DKBto
59  WAZA’s “inaction” is in conflict with their own mission statement which emphasizes conservation http://bit.ly/M0OCl8 #HelpDolphinsWAZA! http://ctt.ec/cFay4 
60  WAZA’s Partnership with JAZA’s Taiji Dolphin Drive Fisheries http://bit.ly/1aP9gNI #HelpDolphinsWAZA NOW!  http://ctt.ec/4oZB2 
61  .@Daybreak Help expose Lies and end Dolphin Slaughters #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://bit.ly/1f71H4H http://ctt.ec/ht5Mb 
62  WAZA continue to lie .. and dolphins continue to die .. #HelpDolphinsWAZA  @IOL  http://bit.ly/1f71H4H http://ctt.ec/M9OQG 
63  More lies from WAZA. #HelpDolphinsWAZA @DutchNewsNLhttp://bit.ly/1f71H4H  http://ctt.ec/7B2w0 
64  .@CBSNewYork WAZA IGNORES WORLD PLEA TO HELP DOLPHINS IN TAIJI, JAPAN. #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/8LMgc 
65  WAZA call  Dolphins livestock yet say they care for animals!! WAZA LIES  #HelpDolphinsWAZA  @HuffingtonPost  http://bit.ly/1hSxzMS http://ctt.ec/MUf0e 
66  .@SKYNews To WAZA, dolphins are only livestock yet they say they care for animals?! Hypocrites!! #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://bit.ly/1hSxzMS http://ctt.ec/nPGL4 
67  WAZA think of dolphins as no more than  “livestock.” #HelpDolphinsWAZA @BBCWorld http://bit.ly/1hSzota

http://ctt.ec/f68Ez 
68  .@Telegraph WAZA continue to lie .. and dolphins continue to die .. #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://bit.ly/1f71H4H http://ctt.ec/WIE6p 
69  .@ABCNews WAZA call dolphins livestock yet say they care for animals!! WAZA LIES  #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://bit.ly/1hSxzMS http://ctt.ec/RFf93 
70  .@cnni WAZA lie about their involvement in the Taiji Dolphin slaughters!!! #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/8agb1+ http://ctt.ec/7Dhd3 
71  .@CNNI WAZA and their seedy deal!!!! Dolphins are not “livestock” !!! #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/WOkPd+ http://ctt.ec/2exY4 
72  WAZA’s “inaction” conflicts mission statement emphasizing conservation & sustainability. #HelpDolphinsWAZA @AlJazeera http://bit.ly/M0OCl8 http://ctt.ec/mbJ9a
73  WAZA’s “inaction” conflicts mission statement emphasizing conservation & sustainability. #HelpDolphinsWAZA @Reuters http://bit.ly/M0OCl8 http://ctt.ec/Oz80d 
74  .@CNN JAZA is a member institution of WAZA. Over 55% of JAZA-members buy dolphins from these hunts. #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://bit.ly/1f71H4H http://ctt.ec/X28oT 
75  .@DailyMirror Help expose Lies and end Dolphin Slaughters . #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://bit.ly/1f71H4H http://ctt.ec/Sde43 
76  Dr Gerald Dick: WAZA has the power to expel Taiji Whale Museum from WAZA for routinely violating WAZA Code of Ethics #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/U9dAh 
77  Dr Gerald Dick: The cruel Taiji Whale Museum IS A MEMBER OF WAZA! Stop denying it. Expel it from WAZA membership NOW #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/Lc3bY 
78  WHOSE side is WAZA on, the dolphins or the corporations? #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/Gcc6v 
79  WAZA: it’s time to expel JAZA AND Gerald Dick!!! #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/2v8F2 
80 #HelpDolphinsWAZA  WAZA: dolphin families are being slaughtered to restock dolphinariums  http://ctt.ec/UE5CA


81 Family slaughtered in Taiji Japan and now coming to a marine prison near you. THIS IS CAPTIVITY PEOPLE! Thank WAZA!!! #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/chR9g 
82 Japanese people say dolphin capture and hunt not “Tradition” while WAZA remains silent. http://bit.ly/LR1sl7 #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/NYazE 
83  New WAZA statement a flat out lie! http://bit.ly/1aRSwSO #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/Cc2ij 
84  FRESH NEW WAZA LIE: http://bit.ly/1aRSwSO Taiji Whale Museum IS A WAZA MEMBER through JAZA: ► http://www.zoos.org/SE%20Asia #HelpDolphinsWAZA NOW! http://ctt.ec/mB42l 
85   Asia a hotspot for dolphins captured in the cove. http://bit.ly/1l66af4 #HelpDolphinsWAZA http://ctt.ec/aeIc2 
86  The dolphin drive almost died but WAZA members kept it alive! http://bit.ly/1mMOweF #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/Op3Mn 
87  JAZA WAZA’s right hand keeps the dolphin drive alive! http://bit.ly/1aSgygG #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/HV1uw 
88  About 500 dolphins held Japan’s marine parks were captured during a violent and deadly drive hunt. http://bit.ly/1aSgygG #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/e_w7S 
89  BLATANT NEW WAZA LIE: http://bit.ly/1aRSwSO JAZA IS ON WAZA’s ANIMAL WELFARE COMMITTEE! ► http://bit.ly/1jJdCIJ #HelpDolphinsWAZA  http://ctt.ec/xqeda 

3 thoughts on “Please help Save the Dolphins

  1. Pingback: Save Our Dolphins! Help Stop Mass Dolphin Slaughter in Japan! | Lada Ray Blog

  2. I have signed every petition I have found regarding this, and I pray they will be stopped. But, I still have this horrible feeling that the Japanese are never going to listen. Total shame on them. That won’t, however, stop me from signing even more petitions – we have to keep trying and hoping.

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  3. Reblogged this on Lada Ray Blog and commented:
    The outrageous practice of annual dolphin and whale hunt and cruel mass murder of innocent #dolphins and #whales in #Japan is shameful and reprehensible! #Dolphinslaughter in #Taiji #Japan must stop! #HelpCoveDolphins #tweet4taiji. Please help stop this heartbreaking genocide! Sign petitions! Tweet to govt and Prime Minister of Japan to express your protest and indignation! Retweet, reblog, FB, share! Raise awareness!
    Thank you, Maddie, for the post. My own post with more information and links is coming soon!

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