#savetheplanet, *social justice, line graph, stacked area graph

Taiji Cove Hunting Season (Annual Slaughter of Dolphins)

Taiji Cove Hunting Seasons: Number of Small Cetaceans Killed and Captured
slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@JennaLaib), graph from Demetris Christodoulou

(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)

Type of Graph: line graph

Source: Christodoulou, Demetrius “Taiji Cove Drive Hunt” Graph Workflow, Creating Truthful Data Graphs: December 16, 2018.

Paired Texts:

Dolphin Project website: http://www.dolphinproject.com

Jain, Sankalp. “Seaspiracy” (Tableau Public #VizoftheDay)

Dolphin Project Blog Post, written by kids: “What I Learned In Taiji”

Denyer, Simon: “At Japan’s dolphin hunt, a struggle between local traditions and global anger.” Washington Post: October 14, 2019.

McCurry, Justin. “‘Not ashamed’: dolphin hunters of Taiji break silence over film The Cove.” The Guardian: December 10, 2017.

Potential Math Content: line graph, double line graph, predicting values, estimating values, developing theories about why

Potential Content Connections: environmental issues, activism, politics, ocean, animals

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