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Whale Hunt

Iceland's Whaling Boats Set Sail Despite Global Moratorium

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 06.30.2015 | World

Iceland's whale hunting season officially kicked off Monday, in defiance of the International Whaling Commission and ongoing public protest. Two ...

Japan Plans New Whale Hunt With Reduced Quotas, Despite Court Ruling

Reuters | Posted 01.18.2015 | Green

TOKYO, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Japan on Tuesday unveiled plans to resume whale hunting in the Southern Ocean despite an international court ruling that p...

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 ...

Whaling Suspension 'Is Not Time To Celebrate,' Conservationists Want More

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CANBERRA, Australia — Conservationists and the Australian government said Thursday they were not satisfied with Japan's suspension of whaling in...

Greenland Begins Humpback Whale Hunt

Hardy Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Hardy Jones

The humpback population has now recovered to the extent that explorer whales have made their way back to ancient feeding grounds. This should be cause for joyous celebration -- not a dreadful slaughter.

As Whale Species Rebound, Delegates Reevaluate Commercial Hunting Ban

The Washington Post | Juliet Eilperin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A quarter-century after the first anti-hunting regulations were approved, several whale populations have stabilized and a few seem to be rebounding. ...