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#Whaling

From TheJournal.ie Japan resumes commercial whaling despite extinction fears 30-year Ban

Japan resumes commercial whaling despite extinction fears

The move has drawn widespread criticism.

From TheJournal.ie Japan is going to start hunting whales for commercial purposes again Hunting

Japan is going to start hunting whales for commercial purposes again

The International Whaling Commission, established in 1946 to conserve and manage the world’s whale and cetacean population, introduced a moratorium on commercial whaling in 1986.

From TheJournal.ie Norway wants to kill more whales Deep Waters

Norway wants to kill more whales

The Scandinavian country has upped its quota to reverse a decline in whaling.

From TheJournal.ie Japan is going to have one more go at proving its whale kills are scientific Food Science

Japan is going to have one more go at proving its whale kills are scientific

The highest court of the UN ruled in March of last year that the research was a fig leaf for commercial hunting.

From TheJournal.ie The battle against whaling is now in the Faroe Islands for their annual 'Dolphin Grind' Operation Grindstop

The battle against whaling is now in the Faroe Islands for their annual 'Dolphin Grind'

Many Faroese see the slaughter of the dolphins as a cultural right.

From TheJournal.ie UN court tells Japan to leave the whales alone Save The Whales

UN court tells Japan to leave the whales alone

Japanese Fisheries Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi last year vowed Japan would never stop whaling.

From TheJournal.ie Iceland resumes disputed fin whale hunt Whaling

Iceland resumes disputed fin whale hunt

Two Icelandic whaling ships were seen on their way to whaling areas, local media said.

From TheJournal.ie Japan will not stop hunting whales, says minister Loophole

Japan will not stop hunting whales, says minister

A Japanese minister said criticism of whaling is “a cultural attack, a kind of prejudice against Japanese culture”.

From TheJournal.ie Japan intends to continue Antarctic whaling Whaling

Japan intends to continue Antarctic whaling

The anti-whaling group Sea Shepard has thwarted Japan’s efforts to hunt whales already this year.

From TheJournal.ie Whaling forum seeks to tackle alleged 'buying' of votes Whaling

Whaling forum seeks to tackle alleged 'buying' of votes

The International Whaling Commission has opened its 63rd annual talks with Britain proposing measures to tackle alleged internal corruption and to encourage transparency.

From TheJournal.ie Japan wants international action against anti-whaling group Japan

Japan wants international action against anti-whaling group

Activists disrupted the Asian country’s annual whale hunt in the Antarctic.

From TheJournal.ie Japan temporarily halts Antarctic whaling Japan This post contains videos

Japan temporarily halts Antarctic whaling

Government fishing agency considering calling off this year’s whale cull completely, after pressure from anti-whaling demonstrators.