URGENT pour les dauphins à TAIJI , For the dolphins in TAIJI

Publié le par Isabella-Vegan-♥

 

 

 

 

 PLS SEND A MESSAGE  NOW / ENVOYER UN MESSAGE MAINTENANT

 

 TO

 

__Prime Minister Naoto Kan

 

http://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/index-e.html

 

CONTACT form :https://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/forms/comment_ssl.html

 

__To :

The International Whaling Commission
The Red House,, 135 Station Road,Impington,Cambridge,
Cambridgeshire CB24 9NP, UK.

Tel:  +44 (0) 1223 233 971
Fax:
+44 (0) 1223 232 876

for general enquiries:
for editorial correspondence:

secretariat@iwcoffice.org
iwcjournal@iwcoffice.org

 Contact Form : http://iwcoffice.org/other/contacts.htm

 

to :the Japanese embassy/consulate in your country

 

To find your embassy here :

 : http://www.embassyworld.com/Embassy_Of_Japan/

 

All the Japanese embassies : http://www.embassyworld.com/dev/result.php?guest=102&host=%25&count=0&menu=1

 

to  : these  emails addresses :

http://taijiactiongroup.blogspot.com/2010/09/z-list-japanese-embassy-email.html

 

FOR US RESIDENTS  and if you feel concerned

 

Stop the Sell-out by the US Delegation to the Government of Japan and International Whaling Commission Negotiations to Overturn the Ban on Commercial Whaling Must Stop!

 

Contact Mr OBAMA  who will be visiting Japan in November

here how to do : http://www.savejapandolphins.org/obama.php

 

 

 

Contact   :MINISTER OF FISHERIES
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Masahiko Yamada
1-2-1 Kasumigaseki
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo. 100-8950 JAPAN

 
Tel: +81-3-3502-8111
Fax: +81-3-3502-8220

Website: http://www.maff.go.jp/e/index.html
Contact form: https://www.contact.maff.go.jp/maff/form/114e.html

 

  

  And :   PLS  READ This , IT IS IMPORTANT!

 

*ARTICLE en FRANCAIS après celui ci _merci_

 

You can  HELP and SHARE " what to do " ASAP!

 

Steven Thompson's message October 11 :

 

""Subject: URGENT: NEW HUNT started now Oct 11 !!!...

SAVE THE BABY DOLPHINS AND PREGNANT FEMALES THIS TIME Oct 11 8:30am

 

*** At this moment, dolphins are being driven into the Cove now.

 

 It looks like 15...made up or Risso's and long finned pilot whales...what would be two small pods.

 

 ***Please do your part in a world wide campaign to save them from probably death within 22 hours.

 

Call any Japanese connection you have...

 

It would be better if you could go to the local consulate or embassy.

 

JAPANESE EMBASSIES : http://www.embassyworld.com/Embassy_Of_Japan/

 

Please consider going to the mayor of the town you are in if your town has a sister city relationship.

 

 

 We will be able to put you in touch live with the 24 hour Cove Vigil for maximum media input.

 

***organize a press release.

 

*** Perhaps engage yourself in a 24 hour vigil outside of the consulate or embassy.

 

People will join you.

 

 We are working with the October 14th Protest organizations as well as the Nov. 5th groups...

 

Celebrities have already volunteered to help bring news coverage.

 

___Consider asking friends who speak Japanese to call those responsible to be able to end the hunt:

 

Mr. Sugimori and Mr. Kai of the Taiji Fishermen's union.

 

Today is a national holliday in Japan, so perhaps your local consulate is closed.This is why a 24 hour vigil may be our best hope.

 

TAIJI 1Or Come to Taiji if you can be here in the next 22 hours.

 

I will need to make hotel reservations for you

Make it peaceful.

 

Keep the vision of our Risso and Pilot Whale friends free and happy.

 

 Please do not keep the blood image in your mind or heart.

 

 Be respectiful Camp Out! Permits be dammed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

the cove 8If the police tell you you will be arrested, you will help the movement gain attention.

 

so :Emergency Contact
If you are an American citizen with an after-hours emergency, please call 03-3224-5000.
The Consulate in Fukuoka helps Americans in Fukuoka, Kagoshima, Kumamoto, Miyazaki, Nagasaki, Oita, Saga and Yamaguchi. Routine services are provided by appointment only. During regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. except Japanese and American holidays), please call 092-751-9331 to schedule an appointment.
r address is:5-26 Ohori 2-chome, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka 810-0052
U.S. Embassy Tokyo
Tel. (03) 3224-5000 / DSN 224-5000 Switchboard
1-10-5 Akasaka
Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-8420

***The only step proven that most Japanese will accept is the saving of the baby Rissos and Baby Long finned.

If there are pregnant females in this group as well.

This may be the best angle...not the we want a killing...but small pleading steps if you get the attention of media or Japanese officials:

 save the baby dolphins and pregnant females this time.

 

***The following organizations have the power to stop this now.

 

***Taiji Mayor Sangen...City Hall: phone: 81-73-559-2335 Fax: 81-73-559-2801

 

___Taiji Whale Museum: 81-73-559-3732

 

___Taiji Fishermens Union (The FU) Phone: 81-73-559-2340

 

Fax: 81-73-559-2821

 

 Steven Thompson TDAG Co-Founder : http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=206102512676

 

 

  Français :

 

 

En ce moment même où vous me lisez, les dauphins sont conduits et coincés dans la baie pour être massacrés dans 24 heures,

 

AGISSEZ

 

TAIJI dolphinslaughter japanveuillez noter les adresses indiquées ci-dessus dans l'article en anglais  téléphonez, faxez

 

TRES IMPORTANT A FAIRE D URGENCE :

 

remplissez le formulaire au ministre avec votre commentaire pour la sauvegarde des dauphins et avant tout d'arrêter ce massacre

le lien du formulaire se trouve en haut de cet article.

 

 

CE JOUR NOUS POUVONS LE FAIRE CAR DES DAUPHINES SONT ENCEINTES et, le gouvernement sera sensible à ce fait important pour eux.

 

VITE ! ENVOYEZ VOS MESSAGES PAR LE BIAIS QUI VOUS SERA FAVORABLE

 

ICI : la liste des ambassades , consulats

E SUISSE :http://www.embassyworld.com/dev/result.php?guest=102&host=194&count=0&menu=1

En FRANCE : http://www.embassyworld.com/dev/result.php?guest=102&host=69&count=0&menu=1

 

MAIS TOUT DE SUITE

 

ET SVP PARTAGEZ CETTE ALERTE

 

  TAIJI dolphin masacre taiji2POUR LES DAUPHINS

MERCI

 

Isabella

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  "The fishermen kill the dolphins with spears, fishermen's hooks and knives. Trashing about in their own blood, the dolphins emit high-pitched screams during the massacre"

 

  http://www.savejapandolphins.org/quickfacts.php

 

 
Article précédent à ce sujet :
et actions à mener /Petitions
ici :
*** PLS READ HERE TOO :
 
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
 
 
Sea Shepherd in Taiji
 learn more about the international day of protest on October 14, 2010.
 
*** PLS SUPPORT R. O BARRY :
the 5 things you can do     : http://www.takepart.com/thecove
 
To join the worldwide Save Japan Dolphins Day rallies around the world in front of Embassies and Consulates of the government of Japan.

When: Thursday, October 14th, Noon to 2 PM.

Where: In front of Embassies and Consulates of the Government of Japan around the world.

 
 
A worldwide peaceful and lawful protest of the annual dolphin slaughter in Japan, as depicted in the Academy Award winning documentary The Cove and the Animal Planet series Blood Dolphins.
 
The Japanese government issues 23,000 permits annually to coastal communities to kill dolphins of several species.
 
A few are sold, at great profit, to aquariums and swim-with-dolphins programs around the world.
 
The captive dolphin industry subsidizes the slaughter.
The majority of the pod is then slaughtered for meat.
 But the meat is contaminated with outrageous amounts of mercury and other pollutants, exceeding the Japanese government’s own health limits.
 
 This is a human rights issue as much as an animal welfare issue.

Demonstrations will be going on throughout the world in front of Japanese embassies and consulates on October 14th.
 
Please join your fellow environmentalists and animal activists in protesting the hunts and urging Japan to switch to more sustainable and benign methods of profit, such as eco-tourism and dolphin-watching cruises (ironically becoming more popular in Japan every year).
The International Dolphin Day on this Thursday, October 14, 2010.
 
This is the day to show your support for dolphins and whales and for the conservation of our oceans.

Please join us in protesting the dolphin slaughter.

Please pass this information on to your own network of friends and relatives.

CONTACT YOUR LOCAL MEDIA (TV, NEWSPAPERS AND RADIO):   In order to spread the news about what is happening in Japan, we need to get media coverage.

  • Write letters to the editors of your local newspapers
  • Call TV and radio stations to ask them to cover this important news
 
Spread the word!
Letter example  to send,but

your own words are important
Dear Sir,
 
I am very outraged by the annual horrific massacre of dolphins in Taiji /Japan
Every year, the videos, images of bloody red water, dolphins suffering a long agony, show the world that Japan has sadly very little respect for the state of the world's Oceans and for the Dolphins.
 
Corralling the dolphins into Taiji Cove,  then making them suffer a long and painful death by spears, hooks, and drowning is an inhumane way of fishing.
These dolphins do not belong to Japan.
The status of the species of dolphins and whales that you kill are either endangered, threatened, or unknown.
It is no respect for the Conservation of the Marine Ressources, as you claim to support.
 
 It is an unthinkable waste that they will likely end up as a meat product or deceptively sold as whale meat,
polluted with toxic levels of mercury and cadmium, killing people that eat it.
 
 It is tragic and unacceptable that the remaining dolphins that are not killed will end up destined for death in an aquarium, seaworlds, water park, or "swim with dolphins" program.
 
 In addition, the methods used to kill these animals are very cruel.
 
This action is disgraceful and  those massacres cause much disappointment every year,  in the international community.
 
I demand that you consider  stoping now for  this year ) as several Dolphins are pregnant ,  ,  the babies and pregnant females should be spared, please stop the massacre!
Please  stop the hunt.
 
Please cease this reprehensible violence.
 
 Sincerely,
Isabella
Name
Country
 
 
 
 
__About Taiji town:
http://www.savejapandolphins.org/taijitown.php
 
 
About the fishermen
 
Fishermen in Taiji, whose annual dolphin slaughter was depicted in the Oscar-winning documentary “The Cove,” say they will resume the hunt next week because the 400-year-old tradition is the foundation of their industry.

“We have no intention to stop hunting dolphins,” Miyato Sugimori, administrative chief of the Taiji Town Fisheries Association, said in an Aug. 25 interview. “Our young fishermen can’t continue to live in this town without the hunt.”

Of Japan’s annual quota of 20,000 dolphins, about 1,500 are killed or sold to aquariums by fishermen in the town in Wakayama prefecture, south of Osaka. Taiji’s practice of “oikomi,” a method of hunting in which dolphins are herded into a bay for slaughter, drew worldwide criticism after the documentary was released.

 

 
 
 
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Isabella 14/10/2010 09:58



Sea Shepherd News

















Wednesday, October 13, 2010





Thirty Dolphins Escape From the Cove


This morning in Taiji, the fishermen drove a pod of around 30 dolphins all the way to the mouth of the Cove, but at the last moment, the dolphins turned and escaped!!!  More to come
soon, including a first-hand account from our Cove Guardians who witnessed the dolphin's miraculous escape.







Isabella 13/10/2010 11:22



Capturing even one wild dolphin disrupts the entire pod.


In the wild, female dolphins spend their entire lives with their mothers and sisters within the family pod.


They communicate with each other through whistles and body language. Dolphins swim together in family pods or tribes of hundreds.


To obtain a female dolphin of breeding age, animal traffickers chase the pod to shallow waters, where the animals are surrounded with nets that are gradually closed and lifted onto boats.
Unwanted dolphins are thrown back.


Some die from shock or stress, and others slowly succumb to pneumonia when water enters their lungs through their blowholes.


 *** Pregnant females sometimes spontaneously abort babies.


*** Dolphins who escape capture become frantic upon seeing their captured companions and may even try to save them.


Captivity's Tragic Consequences


In addition to the indisputable cruelty and inappropriateness of removing wild animals from their natural habitat and communities, keeping dolphins in captivity dooms them to living their lives
as mere attractions at theme parks and resort hotels, where they are forced to perform silly tricks for food in front of huge crowds of screaming people. They are also forced to swim with
tourists and are often hand-fed and petted by curiosity seekers. However, most of the time they are forced to swim endless circles in tiny, barren concrete tanks.

Orcas and other dolphins navigate by echolocation, but in tanks, the reverberations from their own sonar bounce off the walls, driving some of them insane. World-renowned oceanographer
Jean-Michel Cousteau compared the keeping of orcas in tanks to "a person being blindfolded in a jail cell."
Trainers force marine mammals to learn tricks, often by withholding food and isolating animals who refuse to perform. One trainer at Hersheypark quit because she saw "a lot of frustrated animals
that would die from ulcers." A marine-mammal behavioral biologist in Seattle says that captive dolphins demonstrate a variety of stress-related behavior such as self-inflicted trauma, induced
vomiting, and aggressiveness. Some captive dolphins have reportedly taken their own lives by hitting their heads against the sides of pools or by refusing to come up for air.

Research shows that captive dolphins suffer from higher mortality rates than wild dolphins, even though they have regular medical care and an environment free of predators. Wild orcas can live
for decades (it has been documented that some have lived to be more than 90 years old), but at SeaWorld, 22 orcas died between 1986 and 2010—an average of nearly one each year—and
not one died of old age. Their deaths were caused by severe trauma, intestinal gangrene, acute hemorrhagic pneumonia, pulmonary abscesses, chronic kidney disease, chronic cardiovascular
failure, septicemia, and influenza.


The Trouble With 'Interactive' Programs


Touch tanks and "swim-with" programs allow the public to pet, kiss, or even "ride" dolphins. Such programs invade the animals' already diminished worlds and are intrusive, dangerous, and
stressful for the animals as well as for human participants.

Animals in "petting pools" can become injured and anxious as a result of constant poking and prodding, and exposure to bacteria that they are not immune to can make them ill. The dolphins also
often express their frustration through aggression. SeaWorld has been cited by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for several instances in which members of the public were injured at the
facility's dolphin-petting pools.

Even programs that enable people to swim with wild dolphins are often so invasive that they become detrimental to the animals. Boats and swimmers often chase, block, crowd, injure, and scare
animals, upsetting their natural feeding, resting, traveling, and playing behavior.


Poor Government Regulations


Marine mammals kept in aquariums have little federal protection, and the few laws that do exist are often ignored. Florida's Sun-Sentinel reported that the federal government "has
allowed violators to continue operating for years even after documenting contaminated water, starvation or deaths" and "does little to enforce rules and rarely levies fines or closes facilities."
As a result, aquariums and theme parks have little incentive to fix problems, improve conditions, or comply with reporting requirements.


Keeping Dolphins Free


A 2010 study carried out by professor Lori Marino at Emory University in Atlanta used MRI scans to map the brains of dolphins and compare them to those of primates and concluded that dolphins are
second only to humans in intelligence. At least two scientists recommend that dolphins be given the same status as humans. Other studies have revealed that dolphins have distinct personalities,
can think about the future, and have a strong sense of self and that new behaviors are passed from one dolphin to another.

People around the world are recognizing that dolphins, orcas, and other cetaceans do not belong in captivity. Canada no longer allows the capture or export of beluga whales. Israel and Australia
prohibit the importation of dolphins for use in entertainment. Plans for the construction of a dolphin tank at a marine center in Virginia were abandoned following an extensive public outcry.


What You Can Do


Please don't visit parks or zoos that keep marine mammals in captivity. Encourage your local aquarium to create more space for rehabilitating (and releasing) injured wildlife by refusing to breed
any more animals. If you encounter poor conditions, please contact the U.S. Department of Agriculture.


You can also leaflet at the park, write letters to
the editors of local publications, pressure officials to avoid subsidizing these facilities with taxpayer money, and support legislation that prohibits the capture or restricts the display of marine mammals.


http://www.peta.org/issues/animals-in-entertainment/aquariums-and-marine-parks.aspx



Isabella 13/10/2010 09:28



PETITION TO SIGN ON CARE2:


http://www.thepetitionsite.com/13/save-the-dolphins-of-taiji/



Isabella-Vegan-♥ 13/10/2010 09:33



 http://www.savejapandolphins.org/


http://www.seashepherd.org/dolphins/


Defending Dolphins Worldwide



Isabella 12/10/2010 21:15



Most of the dolphins caught by residents of the seaside village of Taiji on Monday were butchered Tuesday, except for two that will be sold to aquariums and six young animals that were released
into the ocean


MORE on the link :http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/10/12/the-cove-in-taiji-japan-p_n_759155.html






Isabella-Vegan-♥ 13/10/2010 11:18



Capturing even one wild dolphin disrupts the entire pod. In the wild, female dolphins spend their entire lives with their mothers and sisters within the family pod. They communicate with each
other through whistles and body language. Dolphins swim together in family pods or tribes of hundreds.


To obtain a female dolphin of breeding age, animal traffickers chase the pod to shallow waters, where the animals are surrounded with nets that are gradually closed and lifted onto boats.
Unwanted dolphins are thrown back. Some die from shock or stress, and others slowly succumb to pneumonia when water enters their lungs through their blowholes. Pregnant females sometimes
spontaneously abort babies. Dolphins who escape capture become frantic upon seeing their captured companions and may even try to save them.


Captivity's Tragic Consequences


In addition to the indisputable cruelty and inappropriateness of removing wild animals from their natural habitat and communities, keeping dolphins in captivity dooms them to living their lives
as mere attractions at theme parks and resort hotels, where they are forced to perform silly tricks for food in front of huge crowds of screaming people. They are also forced to swim with
tourists and are often hand-fed and petted by curiosity seekers. However, most of the time they are forced to swim endless circles in tiny, barren concrete tanks.

Orcas and other dolphins navigate by echolocation, but in tanks, the reverberations from their own sonar bounce off the walls, driving some of them insane.


World-renowned oceanographer Jean-Michel Cousteau compared the keeping of orcas in tanks to "a person being blindfolded in a jail cell."


Trainers force marine mammals to learn tricks, often by withholding food and isolating animals who refuse to perform. One trainer at Hersheypark quit because she saw "a lot of frustrated animals
that would die from ulcers." A marine-mammal behavioral biologist in Seattle says that captive dolphins demonstrate a variety of stress-related behavior such as self-inflicted trauma, induced
vomiting, and aggressiveness. Some captive dolphins have reportedly taken their own lives by hitting their heads against the sides of pools or by refusing to come up for air.

Research shows that captive dolphins suffer from higher mortality rates than wild dolphins, even though they have regular medical care and an environment free of predators. Wild orcas can live
for decades (it has been documented that some have lived to be more than 90 years old), but at SeaWorld, 22 orcas died between 1986 and 2010—an average of nearly one each year—and
not one died of old age. Their deaths were caused by severe trauma, intestinal gangrene, acute hemorrhagic pneumonia, pulmonary abscesses, chronic kidney disease, chronic cardiovascular
failure, septicemia, and influenza.


The Trouble With 'Interactive' Programs


Touch tanks and "swim-with" programs allow the public to pet, kiss, or even "ride" dolphins. Such programs invade the animals' already diminished worlds and are intrusive, dangerous, and
stressful for the animals as well as for human participants.

Animals in "petting pools" can become injured and anxious as a result of constant poking and prodding, and exposure to bacteria that they are not immune to can make them ill. The dolphins also
often express their frustration through aggression. SeaWorld has been cited by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for several instances in which members of the public were injured at the
facility's dolphin-petting pools.

Even programs that enable people to swim with wild dolphins are often so invasive that they become detrimental to the animals. Boats and swimmers often chase, block, crowd, injure, and scare
animals, upsetting their natural feeding, resting, traveling, and playing behavior.


Poor Government Regulations


Marine mammals kept in aquariums have little federal protection, and the few laws that do exist are often ignored. Florida's Sun-Sentinel reported that the federal government "has
allowed violators to continue operating for years even after documenting contaminated water, starvation or deaths" and "does little to enforce rules and rarely levies fines or closes facilities."
As a result, aquariums and theme parks have little incentive to fix problems, improve conditions, or comply with reporting requirements.


Keeping Dolphins Free


A 2010 study carried out by professor Lori Marino at Emory University in Atlanta used MRI scans to map the brains of dolphins and compare them to those of primates and concluded that dolphins are
second only to humans in intelligence. At least two scientists recommend that dolphins be given the same status as humans. Other studies have revealed that dolphins have distinct personalities,
can think about the future, and have a strong sense of self and that new behaviors are passed from one dolphin to another.

People around the world are recognizing that dolphins, orcas, and other cetaceans do not belong in captivity. Canada no longer allows the capture or export of beluga whales. Israel and Australia
prohibit the importation of dolphins for use in entertainment. Plans for the construction of a dolphin tank at a marine center in Virginia were abandoned following an extensive public outcry.


What You Can Do


Please don't visit parks or zoos that keep marine mammals in captivity. Encourage your local aquarium to create more space for rehabilitating (and releasing) injured wildlife by refusing to breed
any more animals. If you encounter poor conditions, please contact the U.S. Department of Agriculture.


You can also leaflet at the park, write letters to
the editors of local publications, pressure officials to avoid subsidizing these facilities with taxpayer money, and support legislation that prohibits the capture or restricts the display of marine mammals.


 


here too :http://www.peta.org/issues/animals-in-entertainment/aquariums-and-marine-parks.aspx



Isabella 12/10/2010 20:47



K.SLATER sadly claimed yet another innocent thirteen lives earlier Monday afternoon. Spoken as a true Ocean ambassador, he writes:


"I am highly against the killings because of my affinity for oceanic creatures. I've ridden waves with countless dolphins and they are such graceful and peaceful mammals. We don't know the levels
of intelligence and communications they have, we're only scratching the surface on it. I could not imagine killing something like that. "


As someone who spends the majority of his time ripping perfect waves across the planet, Kelly is certainly no stranger to interacting with people's of various cultural traditions. However he
makes no qualms about condemning Japan's diluted justifications for the annual dolphin slaughter and illegal commercial whaling activities, to which he refers as "a ridiculous practice and
tradition." He states:



"When you travel the world year 'round, you come in contact with many different cultures. You start to realize that people do things you never thought possible or necessary yet somehow make
sense to them for either traditional reasons or social pressures. They are not needed as food, are potentially very unhealthy due to mercury levels, and at this point we have traversed the
knowledge necessary for 'scientific purposes' of killing them."


PLS read more  here :http://www.huffingtonpost.com/deborah-bassett/nine-time-surfing-world-c_b_758126.html