• Mercury high in dolphin-hunting village

    Taiji, Japan - The villagers of Taiji were lab tested to have dangerous high mercury levels, likely because of their fondness for dolphin and whale meat. The village has been recently depicted in the Oscar documentary titled The Cove.
  • Japan town defends dolphin hunt as film debuts

    Residents of Japanese town defended their annual dolphin hunt on Wednesday as a U.S. documentary showing the event premiered at a Tokyo film festival to a sell-out audience.