The Cove is a documentary film which was produced in 2009 and won 2010 Academy Award. The movie is against Japanese killing dolphins. They dive into the village that is famous for dolphin hunting and set cameras to record. The dolphins who are migrating were attracted into a cove hidden and were killed by knives carried by small boats, which is cruel.
The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is located in Friday Harbor, Washington in the United States. It is a non-profit, marine conservation organization. The group protects sea animals by taking direct actions. It is founded in 1977 by an early member of Greenpeace. Due to their extreme actions, some governments or organizations referred them as terrorists.
IWC stands for International Whaling Commission, which is set by the terms of International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling. It was founded in Washington, D.C. on 12.2.1946. From the late 1970s, governments opposed commercial whaling started control the IWC group.
Tokyo 2 are activists Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki who are Greenpeace anti-whaling members. They were arrested for stealing whale meat in 2008.