September 19th, 2014. The world’s whaling watchdog rejected a bid to expand protection in the South Atlantic. The issue were put to a vote on the closing day of the International Whaling Commission’s (IWC) 65th meeting in Slovenia. 164 more words
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WATCH: Hideki Moronuki, a delegate from Japan, explains his country’s decision to resume whaling despite opposition.
PORTOROZ, Slovenia – An international whaling conference has voted against Japan’s plans to resume whaling in the Antarctic next year, but Japan has vowed to go ahead anyway. 131 more words
September 18th, 2014. PORTOROZ, Slovenia — An international whaling conference voted today against Japan’s highly criticized plans to resume whaling in the Antarctic next year, but Japan vowed to go ahead anyway. 291 more words
Japan’s controversial whaling operation is set to be the focus of the 65th meeting of the International Whaling Commission in Slovenia.
The meeting will be attended by delegates from across the world who will discuss three proposed amendments to current regulations, as well as state their positions on the issue of whaling. 433 more words