Australia 'disappointed' by Japan's return to commercial whaling

National Jul 2, 2019

Australia 'disappointed' by Japan's return to commercial whaling

The Australian government voiced its concern Tuesday at Japan's return to commercial whaling following its departure from the International Whaling Commission at the end of June. Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne and Environment Minister Sussan Ley said in a joint statement that Canberra urges Japan ...

Will Japan's decision to quit the IWC pay off?

National | FOCUS Dec 27, 2018

Will Japan's decision to quit the IWC pay off?

In its decision to quit the International Whaling Commission and resume commercial whaling, announced Wednesday, Japan prioritized the protection of the practice as part of the nation's traditional culture over the potential backlash it could face from the global community. Behind the government's decision were ...