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Japan Whaling Program

Japan Seeks Approval For Whale Hunting Despite UN Ruling

AP | By DUSAN STOJANOVIC | Posted 11.17.2014 | Green

PORTOROZ, Slovenia (AP) — Japan sought international backing Wednesday for its highly criticized plan to resume whale hunting in the Antarctic next ...

Court: Japan Whaling Program Not For Scientific Ends

Reuters | Posted 05.31.2014 | Green

AMSTERDAM, March 31 (Reuters) - Japan's whaling program in seas near Antarctica is not for scientific purposes, judges at the U.N.'s highest court r...

Japan Ordered To Suspend Controversial Whaling Program

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 05.31.2014 | Green

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The future of whaling in Japan was thrown into doubt after the International Court of Justice ruled Monday that the na...

Japan Defends Controversial Whaling Program

AP | By MIKE CORDER | Posted 09.01.2013 | Green

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Japan launched an impassioned defense Tuesday of its harpooning of whales in the icy seas around Antarctica, insisting...