Game Of Thrones star Maisie Williams urges people to 'stop going to dolphin shows'

Game Of Thrones star Maisie Williams has urged people to stop buying tickets to marine shows.

The actress, best known as Arya Stark, says it is the best way to stop the capture and killing of dolphins in Japan.

Maisie Williams (Channel 4)

She was speaking in the small Japanese town of Taiji, made famous in The Cove, the 2009 Oscar-winning film that documented the dolphin hunt and starred Ric O’Barry, the dolphin trainer for the Flipper TV series.

Maisie is the latest celebrity trying to save dolphins. Others include Brian May of Queen, Sting and Daryl Hannah.

She hopes her influence on social media, with four million Instagram followers, will help educate people about Taiji, including Japanese people.

Williams, global ambassador for Ric’s Dolphin Project campaign, says only a handful of Taiji fishermen are benefiting from the practice.

 

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