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Japan and South Atlantic sanctuary main contentions at the Whaling Commission meeting in Slovenia

Monday, October 24th 2016 - 22:42 UTC
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Representatives from more than 80 nations will square off in Slovenia this week over the fate of the world’s remaining whales as hunters, ship strikes and fishing gear threaten their survival. The stage is set for heated debate, as the 88 members of the International Whaling Commission are deeply divided along pro- and anti-hunting lines. Read full article

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  • Pugol-H

    Should have a “friendly competition” between UK, US and Russian submarines, everyone enters one boat, who can sink the most whaling ships (tonnage wise) during the season.

    Holiday in Hawaii whale watching, or anything else you fancy, for the winning crew.

    Oct 25th, 2016 - 03:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    Scientific hunts ! What a load of balls. They hunt them to sell as food but pretend otherwise.

    I never thought that I would agree with Argentina but the setting -up of a sanctuary has my vote.

    Oct 25th, 2016 - 07:48 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Pete Bog

    Agreed, Argentina are right on this.

    Oct 27th, 2016 - 01:54 pm - Link - Report abuse +1

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