“To us, it certainly amounts to what only can be described as biologicalnonsense.” --- Brazilian Government representative at conference, referring to Japan’s response that dolphins and whales are pests.
Statistics: Before: 23,000 dolphins are killed every year in Taiji, Japan. Dolphin meat has a very high Mercury content, if consumed, mercury poison will arise. Symptoms of Mercury poison:
(“it’s a slow killer”) The Japanese Government was covering up the act of the fisherman killing dolphins!
After: In response to the documentary and all the intense pressure, Taiji called for a temporary ban of killing bottlenose dolphins. … but … The hunting and killing of dolphins has started up again because it brings in money for the fishing industry!
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