Japan says whale tally sabotaged

Rick Wallace, Tokyo correspondent

JAPAN’s fisheries minister has blamed “sabotage” by the Sea Shepherd anti-whaling group for a record low catch of just over 100 whales from this season’s Antarctic hunt.

The total of 103 whales caught – all Minkes – is the lowest since “research” whaling began in 1987, according to Fisheries Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi …

The Australian – April 06, 2013 12:00 AM


Whaling Haul Hits ‘Record Low’ In Japan

The haul from Japan’s whaling mission in the Southern Ocean was a record low this year, a minister has said, blaming what he called the “unforgivable sabotage” by activists …

Key 103 Manchester – Posted on Friday 5 April 2013


Orphaned rhino struggles to survive after mother killed

An Indian rhino calf that lost its mother to poachers is clinging to life with the help of conservationists, according to WWF staff assisting with its care. The two week old male is in critical condition after its mother was gunned down by poachers Tuesday and her horn chopped off …

WWF International – Posted on 05 April 2013


We Are All “Thiof” Defenders

Greenpeace’s call for the preservation of the Senegalese “thiof” and the termination of its marketing by supermarkets, including the Casino Group, was a resounding success at the 14th International Fair of Agriculture and Animal Resources (FIARA) …

AllAfrica.com – 4 April 2013


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