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‘First time in 30 years’: Japan whaling ships return from Antarctic trip EMPTY

Image Credit: Reuters / Kyodo

Two of Japan’s whaling ships have returned home from Antarctic with no catch onboard for the first time in nearly 30 years, local news reported. 203 more words

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Japanese whaling ships return home from Antarctic with no catch

via Japanese whaling ships return home from Antarctic with no catch.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

28 MAR 2015

apanese whaling ships returned home from the Antarctic on Saturday for the first time in nearly 30 years with no catch onboard, after a UN court ordered an end to their annual hunt, local media reported.

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Science & Technology

3 Million Whales Were Killed in the 20th Century

Moby Dick got lucky.

A total of nearly three million whales were killed in the 20th century, according to a new estimate—a number driven by rapid advances in hunting technology and illegal catches by nations like the Soviet Union. 72 more words

A Difference of Opinion

For this post I wanted to show two different videos portraying two different viewpoints on the Makah whale hunt of 1999 (apologies for the poor quality of the second video, but it had the best content out of other choices). 75 more words

Whaling

Japan Whaling Ban : Revised Antarctic Whale Hunt Quota ‘Not Changing Anything’

November 18th, 2014 (Philip Ross). Japan will resume its controversial whale hunts in the Southern Ocean next year, but has pledged to scale back the number of whales it would take from 1,035 to 333, according to a new  697 more words

Endangered Biodiversity

South Atlantic whale sanctuary rejected at the IWC meeting (Slovenia)

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

Endangered Biodiversity

Let's Talk About the Art of Giving

A lot of people does not have the concept of gift. I do not mean about make a gift to someone because it is a special date or the birthday… I mean gift without expect nothing in exchange. 314 more words

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