News tagged with minke whales

Japan whale hunt killed 122 pregnant minkes

Japan killed 122 pregnant minke whales during a highly controversial annual whaling expedition that Tokyo defends as scientific research but conservationists call "gruesome and unnecessary."

dateMay 31, 2018 in Ecology
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Japan kicks off Pacific whaling campaign

Japan on Wednesday kicked off a whaling campaign in the northwestern Pacific, in a move sure to anger animal rights activists and others calling for an end to the hunts.

dateJun 14, 2017 in Ecology
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