japanese whale hunting
10 days ago · Japanese officials claim that populations of certain types of whale – such as the minke – have recovered sufficiently to allow the resumption of “sustainable” hunting.
Yes, Japan has been hunting whales for the past 30 years but under a scientific programme, granted as an exception under the IWC ban. Critics say the practice is a cover for what actually amounts
Japan plans to leave the International Whaling Commission so that it can resume commercially hunting the giants of the ocean, according to news reports from government sources.
Japan is a signatory to the International Whaling Commission moratorium on hunting, but exploits a loophole that allows whales to be killed for scientific research Japanese whaling vessels
Japan’s whale hunting season begins Setting off from port. A whaling fleet of three Japanese ships departed from the country’s port of Shimonoseki earlier this month.
May 30, 2018 · More than 120 pregnant female whales were among 333 killed during Japan’s recent annual summer hunt off the coast of Antarctica, according to a new report. The report, released by the
Dec 26, 2018 · Whale hunting has become a rare thorny subject in Japan’s otherwise largely amiable foreign policy, with international opposition only prompting conservatives to dig …