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Fundación Cethus participated at the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission

From May 24th to June 3rd, Fundación Cethus participated at the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission. Mariana Melcón and Vanesa Reyes presented three of the four contributing papers in which Fundación Cethus was involved and actively participated in discussions of several subcommittees, such as Small Cetaceans, Southern Hemisphere, and Ecosystem Modelling. 93 more words

Franciscana Dolphins

Japan to resume whale hunting in the Antarctic despite opposition

June 22nd, 2015. Japan’s chief whaling negotiator has confirmed its ships will return to the Antarctic this year to hunt whales, despite a call by global regulators to provide more evidence that the hunt has a scientific purpose. 369 more words

Endangered Biodiversity

Cetacean scoop

Originally published in the Student, October 2012.

Thirty years after the International Whaling Commission held its successful vote for a pause on commercial whaling in the Hilton Metropole Hotel in Brighton, the second annual Whalefest began, with famous naturalists, charities and organisations coming from all over the world to attend lectures, panel debates and book signings. 399 more words

Nina Seale

'If we don't kill all the whales they'll die', warns Japan

Japan has criticised the International Whaling Committee for rejecting its latest proposed hunting programme, and has warned that without substantially increased rates of slaughter, the whales might all die out. 218 more words

Satire

Whaling! Where will it stop??

For as long as I can remember, there have been many stories in the news about hunting and poaching of many different species of animals. It has come to my attention that in recent news on the Japanese and their “annual tradition” of hunting whales throughout different parts of the world. 592 more words

Burwood Friday 3pm

Killing for Science? The whaling debate

Since 1986 Japanese whalers have killed 8,201 minke whales in the Antarctic alone. Their reason? ‘Scientific purposes’.

This statistic was stated by the WWF – The World Wildlife Fund. 521 more words

Burwood Thursday 12noon

Japan's justification for whaling research involving 'lethal sampling' rejected by international scientific committee panel

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015. Japan’s controversial plans to research whales by killing them has been rejected by an international scientific body – but that doesn’t mean they won’t go ahead. 300 more words

Endangered Biodiversity