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EMERGENCY CONTACTS FOR TAIJI, JAPAN

I very strongly suggest that we contact the Fishermen's Union, the Mayor of Taiji, the Fishery Division, and the Governor of Wakayama since they're very closely associated with the drive hunts. We need to urge them to spare the lives of the trapped Bottlenoses - including the mother and her extremely young albino - and allow them to return to their home waters. 

I looked into my files for my Facebook group - Advocates Against Cetacean Cruelty - and was able to put together the following contact info:

FISHERMEN'S UNION:

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.

Phone: +81-73-559-2340
Fax: +81-73-559-2821 or +81-73-559-3018

TAIJI MAYOR KAZUTAKA SANGEN:

E-mail: zeimu@town.taiji.lg.jp
Phone: +81-73-559-2335
Fax: +81-73-559-2801

WAKAYAMA PREFECTURE OFFICE - FISHERY DIVISION:

E-mail: E0717001@pref.wakayama.lg.jp
Phone: +81-73-441-3010
Fax: +81-73-432-4124

MR. YOSHIKI KIMURA - GOVERNOR OF WAKAYAMA PREFECTURE:

[issues the drive fishery permit]

E-mail: e0001003@pref.wakayama.lg.jp or webmaster@pref.wakayama.lg.jp
Phone: +81-73-441-2034
Fax: +81-73-423-9500

I do hope the above info is up to date and that you guys were able to reach the individual contacts without too much difficulty. If you find some of the info to be inaccurate, please do let me know so that I can amend with the correct info that you'd give me. Many thanks for your time and assistance! LAURICE
The lone albino dolphin was easily seen swimming with his/her mother.
The lone albino dolphin was easily seen swimming with his/her mother.
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