It was just over 7 years ago that our international spokesperson and star of ABC's hit series "Nashville", Hayden Panettiere, put her life on the line by paddling into the blood filled waters of Taiji's notorious dolphin killing cove and was accosted by the dolphin fisherman causing an international media frenzy which helped raise awareness to this cruel and needless slaughter.
Our founder, Jeff Pantukhoff, has been in Japan again this year continuing our ongoing efforts to stop the slaughter of dolphins and whales there but unfortunately, the dolphin killing by Japanese fisherman still continues in Taiji and now the Japanese Government has submitted a new proposal to begin whaling again in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary next December
We will be returning to Japan again next year so we need your help and supportnow more than ever to help us stop the needless and senseless killing of dolphins and whale so please consider helping our cause making a donation or doing your holiday shopping with us.
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All proceeds go to our Save the Whales Again! campaign so please check out our other updates below to see how we are putting your generosity towards saving dolphins, whales, and our oceans.
Iceland is still killing endangered fin whales!
This past summer, Iceland killed over 120 endangered fin whales even though President Obama had certified Iceland under the Pelly Amendment and used diplomatic pressure to try to stop Iceland from killing whales. Since diplomacy is not working, we are working closely with the President's Administration calling on them to use economic sanctions on Iceland until it ceases whaling.
Also, we are working on a new documentary that will put the spotlight on Iceland and we need your help and support now more than ever to ensure our success.
Norway continues to defy the commercial moratorium on whaling and this year killing over 700 minke whales and has set its 2015 quota to over 1,200 minke whales.
Minke whales are the smallest of the great whales and are very beautiful and intelligent creatures who are also very curious and interactive with human divers. Norway, like Iceland, believes that no one cares about their illegal whaling activities but we have news for them: We do! We are currently planning events to shine the spotlight on Norway as well so we need your help and support now more than ever. All of us here are committed to doing everything we can to help Save the Whales Again! We thank you all for your continuing support and wish you and yours all the best for the holiday season and ask you to please donate what you can to help us!
Hayden Panettiere International Spokesperson The Whaleman Foundation & Save the Whales Again! Campaign
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