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‘The Cove’ subject proclaims good day for dolphins

Richard O'Barry, subject of The Cove, campaign director for Save Japan Dolphins and former Flipper trainer, has written a piece for Takepart.com about the current status of Taiji, Japan's annual dolphin slaughter. Thanks to the movie, international and Japanese press found an empty cove, previously the site of dolphin captures and slaughters.
September 3, 2009

Richard O’Barry, subject of The Cove, campaign director for Save Japan Dolphins and former Flipper trainer, has written a piece for Takepart.com about the current status of Taiji, Japan’s annual dolphin slaughter. Thanks to the movie, international and Japanese press found an empty cove, previously the site of dolphin captures and slaughters.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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