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Japan to revise northern Pacific sei whaling program

Japanese fisheries officials said Thursday they will revise one of the country's two main research whaling programs after an international organization said selling meat from killed sei whales violates a convention protecting ...

dateOct 04, 2018 in Ecology
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Japan's commercial whaling bid rejected by IWC

Japan's determined bid to return to commercial whale hunting was rejected by the International Whaling Commission (IWC) Friday in a tense vote that exposed a deep split in the 72-year old organization.

dateSep 14, 2018 in Ecology
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IWC passes Brazil project to protect whales

Tempers flared at the International Whaling Commission on Thursday as it voted to back a Brazilian proposal which would safeguard the marine mammals in perpetuity, after a bitter debate.

dateSep 13, 2018 in Ecology
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