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Japan set to start whaling season

April 7th, 2016. Japan will begin its annual spring whale hunt in the North Pacific on Saturday, which will last till May, Japan’s Fisheries Agency announced. 177 more words

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Norwegian whale meat linked to country’s fur industry

March 31st, 2016 (David Schmalz). “Killing these sentient and magnificent animals to feed suffering animals on fur farms underscores why the world opposes whaling”

As the Norwegian whaling industry prepares for the start of the 2016 whaling season, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) today released a document that indicates Norwegian fur farms have used minke whale meat to feed animals raised for the country’s fur industry. 433 more words

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A Japanese fleet killed 333 whales for ‘research’

A fleet of four ships returned to Japan on Thursday after killing 333 whales in the Antarctic as part of the country’s controversial hunt.

The quota of 333 is a third of what Japan used to haul in on average every year. 129 more words

Japanese whaling fleet slaughters hundreds of Minke whale, 200 + pregnant

March 25th, 2016. Japan has killed 541 minke whales—including more than 200 pregnant females (Ed Sibylline : 207 with twins) —as part of this year’s Antarctic whale hunt,  444 more words

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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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