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Japan to resume whaling hunt despite IWC warning

Japan said it would resume its controversial annual whale hunt despite the International Whaling Commission demanding the country provide more information to prove the programme is really for scientific research.

dateJun 21, 2015 in Ecology
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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 ...

dateJun 19, 2015 in Ecology
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Japan confirms plan to resume whale hunt

Japan's chief whaling negotiator confirmed Monday its ships would return to the Antarctic this year, despite a call by global regulators to provide more evidence that the hunt has a scientific purpose.

dateJun 22, 2015 in Ecology
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