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More political fallout from Solomon Islands dolphin kill

More political fallout from Solomon Islands dolphin kill

Updated 31 January 2013, 21:55 AEDT

In Solomon Islands, the debate over the resumption of dolphin hunting by a village on Malaita is getting more attention from overseas.

The hunt by the people of Fanalei village is a response to a dispute with a US conservation group over money.

But it's also generating headlines overseas and online, with even the former village chief critical of the reasons why it's happening.

Correspondent: Campbell Cooney

Speakers: Chief Wilson Filei, former Fanalei chief; Willie Fa'asa, representative of Walande Village; Lawrence Makili, Director, Earth Institute Solomon Islands; Samuel Manetoali, Minister of Tourism, Solomon Islands

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