INTERNATIONAL MARINE MAMMAL PROJECT: Saving Whales and Dolphins around the World

June 2013
Earth Island Journal;Summer2013, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p15
The article offers information on the International Marine Mammal Project (IMMP) which is putting in efforts to protect dolphins, whales, and their ocean habitats around the globe. IMMP's volunteer Cove Monitors, with crucial help from Japanese activists, have continued to inform the world about the capture and killing of dolphins in Taiji, Japan. IMMP is now planning a campaign strategy for the upcoming hunting season that begins again in September 2013.


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