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Japan Whale Hunting

Japanese Whaling Program Under Scrutiny

AP | By DARKO BANDIC | Posted 11.15.2014 | Green

PORTOROZ, Slovenia (AP) — Japan's intention to resume whale hunts in the Antarctic — despite a ruling by the top U.N. court — topped the agenda ...

Everything You Need to Know About Japanese Whaling

Julia Musto | Posted 08.05.2014 | Green
Julia Musto

In 1972 the whale was made into the symbol of the first UN conference regarding the environment in Stockholm. For the first time, the dwindling whale population had become visible on an international stage.

Group: Japan's Coastal Sea Hunts Risk For Species

AP | By ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's hunts of smaller whales, dolphins and porpoises threaten some species with extinction, an environmental group said Thursday. ...

Activist Threats Won't Stop Japan Whale Hunts

AP | Posted 12.04.2011 | Green

TOKYO — Japan plans to go ahead with its whaling program in the Antarctic later this year despite threats from activists to disrupt the annual h...

Japan Suspends Whaling Due To Harassment From Activists

AP/The Huffington Post | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TOKYO (AP) -- Japan has temporarily suspended its annual Antarctic whaling after repeated harassment by a conservationist group, a government official...