Adding My Voice & Support To The Cove Gaurdians

This is disturbing and upsetting, but we cannot stand back and do nothing, we cannot turn a blind eye and pretend we don’t see, we need to be shocked into action, we need to add out voices to the international outrage, we need to help in whatever way we can, please read what I’m sharing below.

Last night, I watched The Cove.

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Synopsis

Academy Award® Winner for Best Documentary of 2009, THE COVE follows an elite team of activists, filmmakers and freedivers as they embark on a covert mission to penetrate a remote and hidden cove in Taiji, Japan, shining a light on a dark and deadly secret. Utilizing state-of-the-art techniques, including hidden microphones and cameras in fake rocks, the team uncovers how this small seaside village serves as a horrifying microcosm of massive ecological crimes happening worldwide. The result is a provocative mix of investigative journalism, eco-adventure and arresting imagery, adding up to an unforgettable story that has inspired audiences worldwide to action.

THE COVE is directed by Louie Psihoyos and produced by Paula DuPré Pesmen and Fisher Stevens. The film is written by Mark Monroe. The executive producer is Jim Clark and the co-producer is Olivia Ahnemann.

I cried throughout the documentary and was so sickened by the greed and the brutality of what I saw that I’ve been unable to eat since watching it, I’ve been shocked into action and you will be to.

Whaler with Spear getting ready to spear dolphin trapped in net.

 

 

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I wish I could unsee what I have seen, I wish I could forget, I wish I could bury my head in the sand and pretend it isn’t happening, but I’m not programmed that way and I feel compelled to add my voice, no matter how small, I feel shocked into action, I feel I, no we, need to be adding our voices to this.
It’s end of the month salty crack snacks, but I’ve managed to scrape together a donation for The Cove Guardian’s and I’m asking you to please do the same. Please?
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If you can’t make a donation, there are other ways to help – Read here:
Like their Face Book page or follow them on Twitter, share with your family and friends on Social Media and donate tweets on twitter to raise awareness using the hashtag: #tweetfortaiji
And watch The Cove so you can educate yourself, as hard as it may be to watch, I believe we have a moral obligation to educate ourselves, to be outraged and to do something, no matter how small or insignificant it may seem.

 

 

 

November 22, 2012
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2 Comments

  • Reply Juanita

    I will probably not watch the movie – I cry watching happy movies about dolphins. Thank you for sharing this. I hate seeing things like this because it feels like it gets burned into my mind and I find it hard to forget, but maybe we need to be reminded until we actually do something to help, no matter how small.

    November 22, 2012 at 2:56 pm
  • Reply Lisa-Marie

    I can’t. I just can’t. My dad and I have this rule where we can’t watch animal movies. Not even cartoons. These f’ers should all just be shot or keel hauled…

    November 30, 2012 at 11:21 am
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