In 2009, the world learned about the Taiji cove, a remote coastal inlet in Japan that harbored a dark, bloody secret. Every September under the coer of darkness fisherman in the traditional whaling village heard thousands of dolphins into the tiny cove surrounded by barbed wire. Some are sold to the multi-billion dollar dolphin entertainment industry, while others are speared to death while trapped in the cove.
This exclusive video explains how Oscar-winning director Louis Psihoyos and Save Japan Dolphins‘ Ric O’Barry penetrated the cloak of secrecy surrounding the cove, and let the world see the dolphin slaughter up close. And it outlines exactly how the global campaign to save the dolphins has been working.