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Saving Whales With Art

from Foreign Policy

 

A Whale of a Controversy

Japan’s dolphin-hunting industry gets skewered in The Cove, a just-released documentary by director Louie Psihoyos. But after this year’s setbacks at the International Whaling Commission’s annual meeting, dolphins aren’t the only marine mammals that are in trouble.

BY BRIAN FUNG | JULY 31, 2009

William West/AFP/Getty Images

Blood on their hands: A demonstrator, covered in fake blood, lies on a Japanese flag as part of a 2008 antiwhaling protest outside Japan’s consulate in Melbourne. The first such movement began in 1977 with Save the Whales, which seeks to provide education about “marine mammals, their environment and their preservation.”

William West/AFP/Getty Images

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Posted on August 11, 2009 by Editor

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