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  • 1. The killing Cove
    Melissa Shaw, Emiley Day, Lauren Filip, Maureen Kennedy
  • 2. Overview:
  • 3. The documentary film,
    The Cove, utilizes the rhetorical appeal of pathos to raise awareness about the vicious slaughter of dolphins in Taiji, Japan.
    Thesis
  • 4. Evidence:
  • 5. Human-Dolphin Connection
    • Surfer Story
    • 6. Dolphin curiosity
    --Self awareness
    • Communication
  • Dolphin Suicide:
    • RicO’Barry & Flipper
    • 7. Dolphin Depression in Captivity
    • 8. Cathy’s Suicide
  • The Killing Cove:
    • Inhumane Killing
    • 9. “Pest Control”
    • 10. Video Clip
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVvvvaySE6I
  • 11.
  • 12. “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.
  • 13. 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:
    • Memory loss
    • 14. Loss of hearing
    • 15. Loss of eyesight
    (“it’s a slow killer”)
    The Japanese Government was covering up the act of the fisherman killing dolphins!
  • 16. 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!
  • 17. Want to Help?
    http://www.takepart.com/TheCove
    Want more Information?
    http://thecovemovie.info/