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Japanese whaling group intends to resume its hunts

Captured short-finned pilot whales are seen on the deck of a whaling ship at Taiji Port in Japan’s oldest whaling village of Taiji, 420 km (260 miles) southwest of Tokyo in this June 4, 2008 file photo. 602 more words

Ocean

Japan Plans to Resume Whale Hunt in 2015

By: Stephen Messenger

Less than two weeks after the United Nation’s International Court of Justice ordered that Japan halt its annual whale hunt in the Southern Ocean… 456 more words

Ocean

Japan confirms cancellation of whale hunt in response to court ruling

The Japanese whaling vessel Nisshin Maru in the Southern Ocean earlier this year. Photograph: Tim Watters/AP

Japan has cancelled its annual Antarctic whaling hunt for the first time in more than a quarter of a century, in line with a UN court ruling that the program was a commercial activity disguised as science. 324 more words

Postaday

A Small Step

The UN has ruled that Japan must cease its whale-hunting activities in the Antarctic. On Monday, in response to Australia’s confrontation with Japan over this issue, the International Court of Justice ruled that “Japan shall revoke any extant authorization, permit or license granted in relation to JARPA II, and refrain from granting any further permits in pursuance of that program.” 314 more words

General

Whale Hunt

Poet and vangardist, SJ Fowler, strives to encounter and confront all disciplines in the poetic tradition. His latest work starts from a root of Norse mythology and carves a path through contemporary poetics and language construction. 21 more words

Tom Jenks