Sea ShepherdSEA SHEPHERD'S DOLPHIN DEFENSE CAMPAIGN IN TAIJI, JAPAN
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Follow our volunteer Cove Guardian Leaders and their team as they live stream from the Operation Henkaku dolphin defense campaign in Taiji.

Welcome to Sea Shepherd's live stream! If there is a red button that says LIVE, please tune in as we are currently live streaming. If there is a blue button that says DVR, that means you are watching archived footage. If it says "Please wait for the broadcast to begin", that means we are currently not livestreaming. Please check out our website or Facebook page for news and alerts on our next live stream broadcast.

To view our previous broadcasts from Taiji, visit our Livestream Archives

Consider becoming a Cove Guardian and joining our team in Taiji. This position requires dedication, time, and resources. You must pay for your travel, lodging, food, and all other personal expenses. If you are interested in becoming a Cove Guardian, please send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and express your interest.

You will be sent an information packet that includes links to the Onshore Volunteer Application and a supplemental questionnaire for Cove Guardians.

You will submit that package either by electronic or physical mail.

You will be notified if you are selected and provided more detailed information to help you in booking your travels to and stay in Japan. Good luck and thank you!

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