End the whale farce

JAPAN has thrown the decision of the International Court of Justice back in its face by the decision to resume its yearly whale hunt.

Why Australia’s major trading partner has given up an opportunity to gracefully withdraw from harpooning whales for spurious scientific purposes can be put down to stubborn opposition by conservative members of its Government …

Herald Sun – April 26, 2014 12:00 AM


Annual whale hunt off Miyagi slated


The Fisheries Agency on Friday said Japan would begin “research whaling” off Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, from Saturday until early June.

The coastal whaling is part of Japan’s annual hunt in the Northwestern Pacific. It is commencing after the International Court of Justice ruled in March that Japan’s research whaling in the Antarctic violated the International Convention of the Regulation of Whaling because it was not scientific as touted …

The Japan Times – Apr 25, 2014

Annual whale hunt off Miyagi slated


Japanese whaling fleet set to sail

By Yoko Wakatsuki and Sophie Brown CNN

(CNN) – Japan is set to go ahead with some of its whaling activities even though a recent international court ruling ordered the country to end its whale hunt in the Antarctic.

The East Asian nation halted its annual Antarctic whaling mission after the U.N.’s International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled last month the hunt violated an international moratorium on commercial whaling …

KSPR – POSTED: 10:56 PM CDT Apr 24, 2014


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (April 25, 2014)

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