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#Whaling

# whaling - Monday 1 July, 2019

Japan resumes commercial whaling despite extinction fears
# 30-year Ban
# 30-year Ban

Japan resumes commercial whaling despite extinction fears

Jul 1st 2019, 10:51 PM 17,007 Views 42 Comments

The move has drawn widespread criticism.

# whaling - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Japan is going to start hunting whales for commercial purposes again
# Hunting
# Hunting

Japan is going to start hunting whales for commercial purposes again

Dec 26th 2018, 9:45 AM 21,465 Views 40 Comments

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.

# whaling - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Norway wants to kill more whales
# Deep Waters
# Deep Waters

Norway wants to kill more whales

Mar 10th 2018, 1:01 PM 16,614 Views 49 Comments

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

# whaling - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 15th 2015, 10:00 AM 11,825 Views 33 Comments

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

# whaling - Sunday 3 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 3rd 2014, 6:54 PM 12,181 Views 28 Comments

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

# whaling - Monday 31 March, 2014

UN court tells Japan to leave the whales alone
# Save The Whales
# Save The Whales

UN court tells Japan to leave the whales alone

Mar 31st 2014, 11:35 AM 8,245 Views 37 Comments

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

# whaling - Monday 17 June, 2013

Iceland resumes disputed fin whale hunt
# Whaling
# Whaling

Iceland resumes disputed fin whale hunt

Jun 17th 2013, 9:00 PM 6,812 Views 32 Comments

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

# whaling - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Japan will not stop hunting whales, says minister
# Loophole
# Loophole

Japan will not stop hunting whales, says minister

Feb 26th 2013, 10:23 AM 5,812 Views 46 Comments

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

# whaling - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Japan intends to continue Antarctic whaling
# Whaling
# Whaling

Japan intends to continue Antarctic whaling

Jul 13th 2011, 10:23 AM 422 Views 11 Comments

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

# whaling - Monday 11 July, 2011

Whaling forum seeks to tackle alleged 'buying' of votes
# Whaling
# Whaling

Whaling forum seeks to tackle alleged 'buying' of votes

Jul 11th 2011, 4:10 PM 254 Views 1 Comment

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

# whaling - Friday 18 February, 2011

Japan wants international action against anti-whaling group
# Japan
# Japan

Japan wants international action against anti-whaling group

Feb 18th 2011, 2:51 PM 794 Views 0 Comments

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

# whaling - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Japan temporarily halts Antarctic whaling
# Japan
# Japan

Japan temporarily halts Antarctic whaling

Feb 16th 2011, 3:30 PM 792 Views 2 Comments

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