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Whaling Ban

Japan Thumbs Nose At Whaling Ban With Whale Buffet

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 04.17.2014 | Green

TOKYO (AP) — Hundreds of pro-whaling Japanese officials, lawmakers and lobby group members vowed Tuesday to continue whale hunts despite a world cou...

Australia Demands Ban On Japanese Whaling

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 06.26.2013 | Green

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Japan's annual whale hunt is a commercial slaughter of marine mammals dressed up as science, Australian lawyers argued Wedne...

They Left Us... Bones

Carl Safina | Posted 08.05.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

We walk around whale jawbones the size of building beams, skulls larger than people, improbable ribs and vertebrae the size of hassocks. It's a garden of death. It is bleak poverty to pick through what others discarded centuries ago, when the now-silent bay should be full of whales.

Mr. President, Don't Give Whalers a License to Kill

Pierce Brosnan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pierce Brosnan

Is it possible that the Obama Administration will capitulate to a proposed plan that permits Japan, Norway, and Iceland to resume commercial whaling? As unlikely as it sounds, the answer is yes.