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The Cove documentery about plight of dolphins to be screened in Phuket

PHUKET: In light of the recent news about a dolphinarium opening in Phuket, and to spread awareness about the plight of dolphins, free screenings of The Cove will be held at Central Festival on August 7, at 2 and 5pm.


By The Phuket News

Wednesday 30 July 2014, 06:19PM


Dolphin murder in the Faroe Islands. Photo: Erik Christensen

Dolphin murder in the Faroe Islands. Photo: Erik Christensen

The screening is kindly supported by Central Festival, Prince Songkla University, SEEK, Phuket Environment Club, Phuket Green Clubs, Go Eco, IUCN, Green Fins, Asia Pacific Environment Foundation, Love Wildlife & Freeland Foundation.

The governor and other officials have been invited to the screening, which is set to take place in the area in front of HomeWorks (Central Festival East).

For more information about the new dolphinarium, click here

 

 

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elflove1 | 30 July 2014 - 20:19:55

Excellent news. Superb to hear that the good people of Phuket are fighting back. The captive dolphin industry is fed by the Taiji dolphin slaughter featured in The Cove. Without dolphinaria, this barbaric Japanese ritual would grind to a halt. An untrained Cove dolphin can bring as much as £130,000 (English money). You have our full support. (David C Holroyd and Tracy J Holroyd, authors of The Pe...

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