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  • "Cove" Movie Seeks to End Japan's Dolphin Hunt

    08/19/2009 8:48:31 AM PDT · by BGHater · 14 replies · 1,041+ views
    National Geographic News ^ | 10 Aug 2009 | Patrick Walters
    Every year on the first of September, in a small town called Taiji on the southeast coast of Japan's Honshu Island, a new fishing season begins: the dolphin season. Twenty-six fishermen in 13 boats corral a few dozen dolphins into a small cove, where they kill the animals by stabbing them repeatedly with long harpoons and knives. The 50-square-foot (4.6-square-meter) inlet turns crimson, as if filled only with blood. In the course of a six-month season, fishermen kill roughly 2,000 dolphins and sell the meat to local supermarkets for about U.S. $500 a dolphin. The fishermen supplement their income by...
  • ‘Camp Justice’ Becomes ‘Thunder Cove’

    07/26/2006 10:32:21 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 204+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Tech. Sgt. Jason Smith
    OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, July 26, 2006 — Thunder Cove officially replaced Camp Justice as the new name of the Air Force housing area at the 40th Air Expeditionary Group in a renaming ceremony July 23. Col. Scott Vander Hamm, 40th Air Expeditionary Group commander, made the proclamation before unveiling a new sign with the Thunder Cove name leading into tent city. A new name for Camp Justice has been in the works since a contest kicked off in late May for airmen to submit name suggestions. A prize package, including a backpack, two shirts, $50 Ship Store gift certificate, massage...
  • Sea lion plucks Alaska fisherman off boat in King Cove (By the seat of his pants!)

    03/11/2004 12:40:13 PM PST · by AlaskaErik · 37 replies · 216+ views
    Anchorage Daily News ^ | March 11, 2004 | PETER PORCO
    <p>Ray Dushkin Jr. bent over to pick up a hatch on the deck of his grandfather's fishing boat. The next thing the 19-year-old knew, he was flying backward over the low railing and into the harbor at King Cove near the tip of the Alaska Peninsula.</p>