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Interview with Izumi Ishii, former dolphin hunter, now Dolphin & Whale tour guide in Futo, Japan

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Celebration of Life

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Mr. Izumi Ishii is a 3rd generation dolphin hunter from Futo, Japan. In 1997, despite pressure and threats from his peers, he stopped hunting dolphins. In 2002, he started leading Dolphin & Whale Watching tours. He is honored by dolphin and whale-lovers and environmentalists around the world for his courage and leadership. He is a very friendly man and continues to advocate for his fellow fishermen to start protecting the dolphins and whales. We will be asking Ishii-san people's questions from around the world. Our conversation will be translated by his manager, Kyoko Kiki Tanaka. Planetary Partners is one of a growing list of organizations seeking to assist Ishii-san's work. **** Join Celebration of Life host Joe Noonan (www.planetarypartners.com) and his guest Izumi Ishii at 8 am EST on Tu, March 1st (New York time) / 10 pm in Japan. Ishii-san's website is www.kohkaimaru.com/ Joe Noonan is an author, international speaker and spiritual guide. He brings groups to swim with the wild dolphins and whales for the past fifteen years. He leads sacred Water Ceremonies around the world. Join Joe’s newsletter for upcoming ‘Celebration of Life’ radio shows, his YouTube videos and wild dolphin retreats at www.PlanetaryPartners.com

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