Call of the Cove


1012890_704241722942677_2118674692_nLearn how to say “Please do not kill dolphins” in Japanese:

Iruka wo korosanaide kudasai.

Listen to the pronunciation here.

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The following numbers are for the country of Japan.  To dial internationally, please be sure to enter your country’s International Direct Dialing (IDD) number, followed by the numbers indicated after the plus sign (+).

Taiji Fishermen’s Union

Mayor of Taiji: Kazutaka Sangen

Mr. Yoshiki Kimura – Governor of Wakayama Prefecture

Wakayama Prefecture Office, Fishery Division

Wakayama Tourism Federation

Tourism Bureau, Wakayama Prefecture

Dolphin Base

Taiji Whale Museum

Below are other phone numbers you may want to call.  Again, if you are making an international call, please be sure to use your country’s IDD number followed by the digits below.

International Marine Animal Trainers’ Association (IMATA) – Chicago, Illinois, United States

Worldwide Association for Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) – Switzerland

International Whaling Commission – United Kingdom

President Barack Obama – United States
Tell President Obama that you want the United States to use its sanctioning powers available under the Pelly Amendment against Japan until they stop whaling permanently.

Embassy of Japan, United States

Call your local Japanese embassy or consulate and tell them you oppose the dolphin slaughter in Taiji. If the information on this list is incorrect, please use Google or another search engine of your choice to find the most up-to-date information and contact us with your correction via the e-mail address below.


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