News tagged with whaling fleet

Japan fleet sets sail for Antarctic whale hunt

A Japanese whaling fleet set sail for the Antarctic on Tuesday, on a mission to resume the slaughter after a one-year pause, with environmentalists slamming the move as a "crime against nature".

dateDec 01, 2015 in Ecology
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Japan wraps up Pacific whale hunt

Japan announced Tuesday that it had wrapped up a whale hunt in the Pacific, the second campaign since the UN's top court ordered Tokyo to halt a separate slaughter in the Antarctic.

dateJul 29, 2014 in Ecology
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Anti-whalers dismiss 'sham' Australian surveillance

Militant anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd on Monday dismissed as a "sham" Australian government plans to track Japan's annual whale hunt by air instead of by sea, saying it was a toothless and "cowardly" response.

dateDec 23, 2013 in Ecology
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