“Saving dolphins gets ASPCA award ’09”

For his tireless efforts to end cruelty against dolphins and educate the world about the plight of dolphins in captivity,  Among Richard O’Barry most outstanding achievements in recent years are the rescue and release of captive dolphins in Colombia, Guatemala, Brazil, Nicaragua and Haiti. The significance of his work has been further highlighted with the award-winning film documentary The Cove, which features his efforts to expose and stop the slaughter of dolphins in Japan.Award for a lifetime of saving dolphins

Dolphins Jumping

Dolphins leaping for joy

Campaign Director Richard O’Barry  of the Save Japan Dolphins Coalition, was named the winner of the Lifetime AchievementAward presented by The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
ASPCA  honors those who have demonstrated extraordinary compassion, bravery and commitment to furthering the human-animal bond.

Richard O Barry

Richard O’Barry wins ASPCA Lifetime Achievement Award

 

Richard, Congratulations and thanks from us all for your continued dedication to making this world safe for all of us big and small.

 

 

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Excerpts courtesy of Save the Japanese Dolphin.org

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