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Saving Dolphins & Whales - Protecting the Oceans is an ocean conservation organization founded in 2000 by Hardy Jones and Ted Danson. Its mission is to protect dolphins, whales, and other marine mammals and to raise popular awareness about the plight of the oceans. BlueVoice has fought to end the slaughter of dolphins in Japan and to expose the harmful levels of toxins in the marine environment, including mercury, PCBs, and persistent organic pollutants, and their impact on both marine mammals and humans.

Holocaust for Dolphins and Sharks in Peru

BlueVoice and Peruvian marine conservation group Mundo Azul have uncovered and documented the mass slaughter of dolphins for use as shark bait. We have just finished filming the dolphin kill itself as well as the taking of large numbers of sharks that are finned for export to Asia. [ More ]

Campaign Launched to End Slaughter of Dolphins in Peru

An international effort to end the brutal slaughter of dolphins in Peru has been initiated by a coalition of marine conservation organizations headed up by and Peruvian-based Mundo Azul. The campaign is aimed at fishing practices that rely on killing dolphins to use as shark bait. [ More ]

Busted: BlueVoice Team Documents Shark Finning in Peru

Sharks - most of them undersized - are brought to shore and finned. Peru is well on its way to wiping out the shark populations along its coast. The sharks are fished using bait from dolphins that the fishermen harpoon. [ More ]

Taiji One of Many Places Where Dolphins Are Killed

After U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy tweeted that she is ³concerned about the inhumaneness³ of the dolphin hunt at Taiji world attention was once again focused on that small village east of Osaka. Sadly, Taiji is not the only place in the world where dolphins are killed. [ More ]

BlueVoice Exposes Peru Dolphin Hunt to Global Regulatory Bodies

BlueVoice’s investigation into dolphin hunting in Peru reveals a far wider slaughter than expected. Thousands of dolphins are being killed for food. Read our working paper prepared for the International Whaling Commission and other world bodies. [ More ]

Massive die-off of Dolphins in Peru

BlueVoice Executive Director Hardy Jones and Dr. Carlos Yaipen-Llanos went to the scene and counted 615 dead dolphins within 135 kilometers. Reaction has been worldwide. Tests to determine the cause are ongoing. Read Dr. Yaipen-Llanos’ report of his initial findings. [ More ]

Consumption of Dolphin Meat Causing Human Diabetes in Peruvian Fishing Village

At an increasing rate, remains of slaughtered dolphins are being found on the public beaches of San Jose in northern Peru. According to medical records there has been a steady increase in the incidence of diabetes in this town. Cases of diabetes reported have tripled. [ More ]

240 Scientific Papers Prove Eating Dolphin Meat Can Lead to Human Diabetes and Obesity

Man-made chemicals ingested and absorbed into the human body through eating high-on-the-food-chain fish and especially marine mammals are contributing to a spike in incidence of diabetes and obesity in many coastal nations. This assertion comes from a review of 240 scientific papers. [ More ]

Fighting To Save the Dolphins of Japan

Each year Japanese fishermen kill approximately 20,000 dolphins - over 2,000 in Taiji and 18,000 in the waters off northern Japan. [ More ]

Ocean Contamination

Dolphins, Whales and Humans Imperiled by ocean contamination. [ More ]

BlueVoice Report Entitled "A Shared Fate" Reveals Links
Between Ocean Toxins And Cancer

The contaminated ocean food web threatens the health of humans and marine mammals alike. [ Read the report ] [ Download the report ]

Greenland Slaughters Humpback Whales

BlueVoice launches campaign to reverse Whaling Commission quota for Greenland humpback whales hunt. [ More ]

The Price Dolphins Pay to Entertain Us

Dolphins at oceanarium shows appear to enjoy themselves. But how dolphins are captured and kept in these facilities is one of almost unimaginable
brutality. [ More ] [ Watch Video Expose ]

Do Dolphins Exhibit Self-recognition in the Wild?

Check out this amazing video shot near Tahiti. [ Watch Video ]


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Hardy Jones' riveting three decades experience with dolphins as he discovers a friendly school of dolphins he will come to know personally. And we travel to Japan as he fights to end the slaughter of dolphins for food and captivity. For more on the book click here
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