News tagged with minke whales

Will world court ruling end Japan's whaling? (Update)

Japan's whaling in the Antarctic is at a crossroads after the International Court of Justice ordered the program stopped. The court concluded the supposed scientific research program is actually a guise for commercial whaling. ...

dateApr 01, 2014 in Ecology
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Japan whaling future in doubt after court ruling

The future of whaling in Japan was thrown into doubt after the International Court of Justice ruled Monday that the nation's annual hunt in the Antarctic was not really for scientific purposes—as Tokyo had claimed—and ...

dateMar 31, 2014 in Ecology
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Iceland ups 2014 whaling quotas

Iceland announced Friday it has increased its 2014 quotas for whaling in a move likely to intensify international condemnation of the practice.

dateDec 13, 2013 in Ecology
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