Judge: Brandon Evans (Binghamton University)
Resolution: RESOLVED: The United Nations should adopt a resolution decrying or demanding an end to the annual dolphin hunt in Taiji, Japan.
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Posted at May 5, 2014 11:07:21PM EST by Crystal Bouley
Andrew Butterworth (Clinical Veterinary School, University of Bristol Veterinary School UK), Philippa Brakes (Whale and Dolphin Conservation, UK), Courtney Vail (Whale and Dolphin Conservation, Massachusetts, USA), Diana Reiss (Department of Psychology, Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York), April 1st, 2013. "A Veterinary and Behavioral Analysis of Dolphin Killing Methods Currently Used in the 'Drive Hunt' in Taiji, Japan. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 16:2, 184-204. http://sosdolphins.org/uploads/docs/Analysis%20of%20Taiji%20Killing%20Methods.pdf
Tetsuhiko Endo, Jan 29th, 2014 (Editor of The Inertia Surf, international journalist, surfer activist, M.A., postcolonial Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, U. of London) Inertia Surf online: "Taiji's Dolphin Slaughter: Who's Really to Blame?"
Posted at May 8, 2014 09:04:19AM EST by Joe Leeson-Schatz
1. (Activists are mitigating the harms of the Taiji Dolphin Hunt)
2. (UN "bans" Japan whale hunt)
3. (Japan plans to resume whale hunt in Antarctic)
4. (Japanese officials vow to defy UN; hold a whale buffet)
5. (Japan launches first whale hunt since the UN ruling)
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Submitted at May 10, 2014 11:57:38AM EST by Joe Leeson-Schatz
The decision is for the Proposition: Crystal Bouley
Reason for Decision:
The opposition failed to submit a video on time, resulting in a forfeit.