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Greenpeace condemns Japan’s rush to resume Antarctic whaling

Wednesday, November 19th 2014 - 07:51 UTC
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Greenpeace on Tuesday condemned the Government of Japan's rush to resume Antarctic whaling and called on them to abide by world opinion and the clearly expressed desires of the International Whaling Commission (IWC). Read full article


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  • mcarling

    Why quote Greenpeace but not Sea Shepherd??? It has been Sea Shepherd, not Greenpeace, which has taken action against the Japanese whale poachers in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary every year for the last ten years. Greenpeace have done nothing but watch from a distance. Sea Shepherd have saved the lives of thousands of whales.

    Nov 19th, 2014 - 10:50 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Livingthedream

    Why don't the Antarctic treaty nations set up an exclusion zone around Antarctica to prevent whaling? Ships caught whaling will be boarded and confiscated or sunk

    Nov 19th, 2014 - 12:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Idlehands

    The annual whale hunt has become an illogical obsession for the Japanese. Their attitude seems to be one of refusing to accept a defeat without much consideration of whether it is a battle worth fighting. The fact that they can't even sell all their meat stock should highlight that it's a lost cause.

    Nov 19th, 2014 - 12:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    Who cares about 300 whales being killed?
    Its such a tiny amount it won't make a difference to the species survival, plus this one isn't even endangered.
    Sheesh this Whale obsession is like the Polar Bear obsession, science be damned look at the cute pictures.

    Nov 20th, 2014 - 02:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troll in The Dark

    Oh please do try to sink a jajpanese ship in international waters. Please UK, do it!


    “science be damned”

    Well that's the first sincere statement you've uttered in a long time. As a prototypical NorthAmoan, it is indeed “science be damned” with you.

    So what happened on the 8th day? Any hypothesis from that amazing NorthAmoan science? Any archeological evidence of Adam's rib turn up yet?

    Nov 20th, 2014 - 03:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Philippe

    At least Japan has a good judge: troublemaking greenpiss.


    Nov 20th, 2014 - 04:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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