Topic: The Cove (Documentary)

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    BLUEFIN TUNA: Sushi chefs in Tokyo, Japan, work behind a refrigerated, counter-top display of three different types of fillets from Atlantic bluefin tuna. At the 175-nation Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) convention, which is underway in Qatar, the group is looking to ban the trade of Atlantic bluefin tuna. Environmentalists say that the tuna are being fished at an unsustainable rate. Japan has said it will not comply with such a ban and that it has China's support in opposing it.

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  • Company behind 'An Inconvenient Truth' to release Rumsfeld documentary

    Filmmaker Errol Morris will release a documentary about former US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, who was in charge of the 2003 invasion in Iraq.

  • Japan: Dolphin hunt protest canceled due to threats

    Japan: Dolphin hunt protest canceled due to threats

    Japan dolphin hunt: The star of 'The Cove,' a documentary about a Japanese dolphin hunt, is back in Japan to protest the slaughter but had to cancel his trip to the village at the center of the controversy because of threats.

  • 'The Cove' hits big screen in Japan, defying threats

    'The Cove' hits big screen in Japan, defying threats

    'The Cove,' an Oscar-winning documentary about a controversial dolphin slaughter in Japan, will be released in six theaters July 3. The movie caused a showdown between nationalist protesters and free-speech advocates.

  • Voyage of recycled Plastiki to sail through Pacific garbage patch

    Voyage of recycled Plastiki to sail through Pacific garbage patch

    The Plastiki, a boat made from recycled plastic, is sailing from San Francisco to Sydney to raise awareness about ocean-borne plastic litter, particularly in the Pacific garbage patch.

  • Japan sighs relief as bluefin tuna ban fails

    Japan sighs relief as bluefin tuna ban fails

    Rejection Thursday of a bluefin tuna ban at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) drew sighs of relief from sushi chefs and fishermen across Japan. Japan consumes about three-quarters of the globe's bluefin tuna.

  • Gallery Controversial foods

    BLUEFIN TUNA: Sushi chefs in Tokyo, Japan, work behind a refrigerated, counter-top display of three different types of fillets from Atlantic bluefin tuna. At the 175-nation Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) convention, which is underway in Qatar, the group is looking to ban the trade of Atlantic bluefin tuna. Environmentalists say that the tuna are being fished at an unsustainable rate. Japan has said it will not comply with such a ban and that it has China's support in opposing it.

  • Sundance: Take my film ... please!

    Sundance: Take my film ... please!

    The annual indie film festival is proving a tough sell for moviemakers as the economy craters and distribution channels shrink.

  • Review: 'The Cove'

    Review: 'The Cove'

    This documentary about the slaughter of dolphins is also a call to arms.