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Japan lawmakers demand continued whaling

Japanese lawmakers on Wednesday demanded the government redesign its "research" whaling programme to circumvent an international court ruling that described the programme as a commercial hunt dressed up as ...

dateApr 16, 2014 in Ecology
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Calif. bill would end SeaWorld killer whale shows

A proposed California bill would force SeaWorld San Diego to stop using killer whales in its iconic shows and to release them from their tanks, the latest blowback that the exotic animal attraction has faced after a documentary ...

dateApr 08, 2014 in Ecology
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Japan whaling fleet returns from Antarctic

A whaling fleet anchored at a Japanese port Saturday after Tokyo said it would cancel its annual hunt for the first time in more than 25 years to abide by a UN court ruling.

dateApr 05, 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 ...

dateMar 31, 2014 in Ecology
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