MercoPress, en Español

Montevideo, September 18th 2018 - 15:45 UTC

Pro and anti-whaling nations clash in Brazil; renewed attempt to create a South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary

Monday, September 10th 2018 - 08:30 UTC
Full article 0 comments

Pro and anti-whaling nations are set for a showdown when the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meets in Brazil from Monday as Japan leads an assault on a three-decade old moratorium on commercial whale hunting. Tokyo heads into the biennial meeting as chair of the 88-nation body determined to shake-up what it says is a dysfunctional organization mired in dispute and unable to make key decisions. Read full article

Comments

Disclaimer & comment rules

No comments for this story

Please log in or register (it’s free!) to comment.