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Japan must do more to justify whaling plans: IWC

The International Whaling Commission (IWC) on Friday demanded that Japan provide more information to prove that its revised Antarctic whaling programme was for scientific research, saying it could not reach a consensus based ...

dateJun 19, 2015 in Ecology
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Petrels tracked across the Oceans

Staff at British Antarctic Survey (BAS) are following the journeys of White-chinned Petrel fledglings as they make their first journeys over the South Atlantic Ocean in search of food. The birds have been fitted with small ...

dateMay 26, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Blue whales 'switch on' Antarctic song

A team of Australian and New Zealand researchers has tracked scores of blue whales off Antarctica, eavesdropping as the world's largest animals began their rumbling song, which can be detected 750 kilometres (465 miles) ...

dateMar 11, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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