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Weekly Press Review - 15 December 2015

According to the press, Plettenberg Bay attorney Perino Pama has described the decision to allow anglers to fish in the Tsitsikamma National Marine Protected Area as procedurally unfair and in contravention of the right to just administrative action. 343 more words

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EcoTerrorists to Resume Whaling Soon Despite ICJ Ruling

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Japan says it will resume whaling in the Antarctic

Japanese Fisheries Agency has notified the International Whaling Commission (IWC) that it will resume whaling in the 2015-2016 season, despite an International Court of Justice ruling last year that they cease whale hunt in the Antarctic. 401 more words

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Australia's right whales are recovering after whaling bans, but there are still worrying signs

Rob Harcourt

Every July southern right whales arrive in the sheltered inlets of southern Australia to breed. These endangered whales were severely depleted by whaling, with up to… 632 more words

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'RIGHT' WHALES

Britain is no longer a whaling nation but whaling made a significant contribution to its economy over many centuries. In the late nineteenth century the favoured whale, the most commercial ‘right’ whale, had been culled to near extinction in the North Atlantic and whaling expeditions from Dundee went south in search of these whales; they were fortunately unsuccessful and the industry declined. 310 more words

Japan Plans to Resume Independent Antarctic Whaling Later in 2015

Japan says it will resume whaling in the Antarctic in the 2015 winter season, defying the the International Whaling Commission (IWC), which stated that Tokyo has not proven the mammals need to be killed for research. 193 more words

Animals

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