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 ...

Sea Shepherd in Australia eyes measures against Japanese whaling

National Jun 25, 2019

Sea Shepherd in Australia eyes measures against Japanese whaling

The Australian division of anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd is considering possible measures against Japan's plan to restart commercial whaling in July after a hiatus of 31 years, according to a senior official. "Our goal is to see an end to whaling in the world's oceans," ...