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Dolphin drive hunting, also called dolphin drive fishing, is a method of hunting dolphins and occasionally other small cetaceans by driving them together with boats and then usually into a bay or onto a beach. Their escape is prevented by closing off the route to the open sea or ocean with boats and nets. Dolphins are hunted this way in several places around the world, including the Solomon Islands, the Faroe Islands, Peru, and Japan, the most well-known practitioner of this method. Dolphins are mostly hunted for their meat; some are captured and end up in dolphinariums.Despite the controversial nature of the hunt resulting in international criticism, and the possible health risk that the often polluted meat causes, thousands of dolphins are caught in drive hunts each year.  related article for Taiji

If we go in detail history of  Japan related Dolphin drive hunting ,some are the facts are…

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Major And Emerging Global Markets For Smart Devices, U.S. Still 1 (For Now) – Infographic

This chart shows the largest markets for smart devices, based on the number of active iOS and Android devices in July 2012.

Source: Statista

This chart shows the year-over-year change of active smart devices in the fastest-growing markets.

Source: Statista

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America’s Largest Comic Book Publishers Battle For The Box Office Crown – Infographic

Check out his infographic to find out which comic publisher takes the box office crown.

Source: Statista

Money: How The Regulars Pay The Credit Card Rewards For The Rich – Infographic

How Regular Folks Pay For The Credit Card Rewards of The Rich

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This graphic shows how credit card rewards for those who make over 120k are funded by those who make under 120k.

Source: Perk Street Financial, Visual.ly

Business: Why Startups Fail – Infographic

Building a successful business is every entrepreneur’s goal – but only 1 in 12 succeed. Why do startups fail? The Startup Genome project analyzed data from 3,200 companies and came up with some answers. At the core of any successful business are two things: a good product and a large market for that product. In other words, a startup should be able to scale. And to scale properly, it must balance the growth of five core dimensions: customers, product, team, business model, and funding. The dominant reason for failure: premature scaling of one or more of those dimensions. View the infographic for more!

Source: Visual.ly

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Global Mobile Development – Infographic

With over 6 billion mobile subscriptions in use worldwide, up from fewer than 1 billion in 2000, three out of every four human beings worldwide now have access to a mobile phone, says a flagship report on global mobile trends released today by infoDev and the World Bank.

Source: Visual.ly, The World Bank