07/17/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Is Anti-Whaling Pressure Working On Japan?

The closing line of Martin Fackler's weekend article about fading passion for whaling in a Japanese whaling town is stark and telling:

"Japan doesn't like being told what to do," said Isao Kondo, 83, who retired near here after a career as a manager at the Japan Whaling Company, now defunct. "But like it or not, whaling is dying."

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