“Save Misty the Dolphin” Facebook Community
Taiji Urgent Contact List
How to Call Taiji, Japan from the United States
Dial 011 (the international access code)
Dial 81 (the country code for Japan)
Dial 73 (the city code for the city you wish to call)
Dial the rest of the telephone number
Tip on sending e-mails - one way to avoid having emails “bounce back” is to use multiple email accounts when sending mail.
Hotel Dolphin Resort - where Misty & the other captives are being held. Dolphin Base exports captive dolphins all over the world & keeps many there in overcrowded, inhumane conditions. Their trainers are brought to the Cove during hunts. They select their captives & leave the rest for slaughter. Dolphin Base trainers have been witness to the slaughter.
note: Dolphin Base & Dolphin Resort are in one complex. Dolphin Base is where the dolphins are held. Dolphin Resort is the name for the hotel.
Resort Phone 81-73-559-3514
Resort Fax: 81-73-559-2810
Dolphin Base Phone & Fax (same) 81-73-559-3514
Fisherman's Union - This is the headquarters of the brutal fishermen of Taiji including the notorious “Private Space”
The name of the leader is Hirofumi Seko
The name of the sales manager is Yoshifumi Kai
Taiji Mayor Kazutaka Sangen @ City Hall
As reported by the Associated Press on 8/23/2010 -"We will pass down the history of our ancestors to the next generation, preserve it. We have a strong sense of pride about this," Mayor Kazutaka Sangen told The Associated Press in an exclusive interview. "So we are not going to change our plans for the town based on the criticism of foreigners."
Mr. Yoshiki Kimura, Governor of Wakayama prefecture
(issues the drive fishery permit)
E-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Taiji Whale Museum - Keeps live dolphin & whales in isolation & inhumane conditions
Phone: 81-73-559-2400 or 81-73-559-2487
Tourism Bureau, Wakayama Prefecture
FAX : 81-73-427-1523
E-Mail : email@example.com
URL : http://kanko.wiwi.co.jp/world/english/index.html
Links to Japanese Embassies Worldwide
To send communications in Japanese, use Google Translator
Google Translator can also be used when you call Taiji. When you hit "listen" on the left hand side, the Google lady says whatever you typed. Just hold the phone up to the speaker.