Tag - international-whaling-commission



Japan Times
Nov 20, 2019
Japan considers bill to continue public aid for commercial whaling
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Tuesday approved a plan to introduce a bill to continue providing public aid for commercial whaling, which resumed July 1 after a 31-year hiatus.
Dec 30, 2018
Assess the gains and fallout from the IWC pullout
Japan may have rushed too quickly into withrawing from the international body.
Japan Times
Dec 26, 2018
Japan formally announces IWC withdrawal to resume commercial whaling
After the pullout, Japan plans to hunt whales in nearby waters and within its exclusive economic zone beginning in July.
Japan Times
Dec 25, 2018
Exiting the IWC — a whale of a decision?
Japan pulling out of the International Whaling Commission is going to have some interesting results.
Japan Times
Dec 22, 2018
Japan's decision to withdraw from whaling body filled with 'risk'
Japan's apparent decision to exit the International Whaling Commission carries the risk of forfeiting international trust and damaging momentum for conservation.
Japan Times
Nov 18, 2016
Japan ships leave on whaling expedition in Antarctic through March
Japanese vessels left Friday to conduct what Tokyo calls "research whaling" in the Antarctic Ocean through March.
Japan Times
Oct 14, 2014
Researcher aims to bust myth of Japan's 'whale-eating' culture
It is a cliche and it is far from reality: Japanese diners chomping on whale meat over sake.
Japan Times
Feb 11, 2007
Resentments sustain a moribund meat trade
Many environmentalists around the world hope that the whaling issue in Japan will simply fade with the now moribund industry. In Japan, though, the political prowhaling lobby has never been stronger.


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