The Cove Shines the Light on the Dolphin Killings in Taiji Japan & the Exposes the Problem of Mercury in Seafood The Story The Cove exposes the slaughter of more than 20,000 dolphins and porpoises off the coast of Japan every year, and how their meat, containing toxic levels of mercury, is sold as food in Japan and other parts of Asia, often labeled as whale meat. The majority of the world is not aware this is happening. The Solution save Adriatic Dolphins Project-News Have You Seen a Dolphin? Again in 2013, holidaymakers in Croatia are being called on to participate in our project to "Save the Last Adriatic Dolphins" and report every... By force of arms A bottlenose dolphin stood no chance when it came near an armed dolphin hater who downright riddled the dolphin with bullets. The porter of a...
Bird Watching Tips In Favor Of Beginners The job is in all probability very attention-grabbing as it wouldn’t be as simple as it appearance to identify them, especially when those birds are so much removed from the ground. Since birds are energetic and active animals, you wish a transparent and quick eye to be able to determine as several details potential in like very short amount of time. Anyway, not simply because those birds are being too way faraway from you, another problem that you may face – particularly if you are a newbie at bird watching, is that the dim light shaded by trees, the daylight penetration that generally affect your sight, and those hidden places where birds love to play. Well, when it is time for you to get close to bird watching, it’d be a sensible plan to add general knowledge on bird’s behavior and examine them carefully. At first, you may wrongly knowing those quite birds, however eventually you will understand it and guess them alright. - Always persevere eye on one bird.
The Dolphin Institute - Dolphin Research Echolocation is the process of detecting and identifying objects by emitting sounds, such as the broadband clicks used by dolphins, and listening to the echoes returning from objects reflecting those sounds. A recent discovery we made is that dolphins appear capable of directly perceiving the shapes of objects through echolocation. Prior to this finding, it had been generally assumed that dolphins learned to identify and recognize objects through echolocation by a process of associative learning-by comparing the echoes returning from targets with the visual appearance of those targets. Instead, our work has shown that echolocation can yield an immediate perception of the shapes of objects without any intervention by associative learning. We established this finding by asking the dolphin to inspect an object inside of a visually opaque box, using echolocation alone, and then to find a match for that object from among two or more objects inspected through vision alone. Pack, A.
12 Documentaries That Changed the World Entertainment Weekly looks at 12 Documentaries That Changed the World. A dozen nonfiction films with real world impact -- helping free a man (''The Thin Blue Line''), energizing debate on climate change (''An Inconvenient Truth''), altering diets (''Super Size Me''), and more Films include:
Taiji Action Group (site) by Steven Thompson, TDAG Sept. 2, 2012 I got a telephone call today from a Japanese friend at the Cove today. Ric O'Barry and I showed the Cove (watch for free) at the home of our mutual friends in Taiji four years ago. We still have security issues for the Japanese. Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992) is a documentary film that explores the political life and ideas of Noam Chomsky, a linguist, intellectual, and political activist. Created by two Canadian filmmakers, Mark Achbar and Peter Wintonick, it expands on the ideas of Chomsky's earlier book, Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media, which he co-wrote with Edward S. Herman. The film presents and illustrates Chomsky's and Herman's thesis that corporate media, as profit-driven institutions, tend to serve and further the agendas of the interests of dominant, elite groups in the society. A centerpiece of the film is a long examination of the history of The New York Times' coverage of the Indonesian occupation of East Timor, which Chomsky says exemplifies the media's unwillingness to criticize an ally of the elite.
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