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 The focus of the Social Action Campaign for The Cove is to create worldwide awareness of this annual practice as well as the dangers of eating seafood contaminated with mercury, and to pressure those in power to put an end to the slaughter. The Results It’s been working. Learn more about the latest hunting season. But the effort needs to continue. The hunt still goes on.
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