Japan begins whale hunt
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Japan was facing mounting condemnation Tuesday over its decision to resume killing whales in Antartica, with conservationists saying it was open to another legal challenge. Australia and New Zealand have led criticism of the resumption of "scientific" whaling, with both expressing disappointment. "It's not scientific research, it's straight up commercial whaling, and it's been declared illegal by the International Court of Justice," said Nathaniel Pelle from Greenpeace Austria.
Japan begins whale hunt. (2015, December 2). The Manila Times, p. C4.
Marine mammals; Whaling; Whaling regulations; Antarctic zone; International law; Animal welfare; Marketing; International Court of Justice (ICJ); Whaling Commission's scientific committee; Greenpeace Australia; United Nations (UN); Japan's Fisheries Agency; International Whaling Commission; International Fund for Animal Welfare; Australian Marine Conservation Society; Australian National University; Pelle, Nathaniel; Rothwell, Donald; Brandis, George
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