Controversy over Solomons dolphin kill continues | Pacific Beat

Controversy over Solomons dolphin kill continues

Controversy over Solomons dolphin kill continues

Updated 31 January 2013, 20:50 AEST

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.

Pacific Correspondent Campbell Cooney reports.

Presenter: Campbell Cooney

Speaker:Former Fanalei Chief Wilson Filei.

Willie Fa'asa, Walande Village representative

Lawrence Makili, Director, Earth Institute Solomon Islands

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