Tag - whaling



Jun 2, 2013
Hacker group Anonymous warns Japan on whaling
In a message posted on YouTube, the hacker group Anonymous orders Tokyo to stop hunting whales and urges Japanese not to 'follow the idiotic belief of your government.'
Apr 13, 2013
Australia welcomes ICJ hearings in case to halt Japanese whaling
Canberra on Friday welcomed the International Court of Justice's decision Thursday to schedule three weeks of public hearings in The Hague from June 26 on Australia's case against Japan's so-called research whaling.
Apr 10, 2013
A Japanese poet's whale elegy
If some Japanese advocates of whale hunting could commune with their ancestors, they'd feel the past dismay at the impious waste of whales' lives.
Japan Times
Feb 24, 2013
Japan's vegetarians stay in the closet
Last week, entertainment-related media in the U.S. reported that the American Broadcasting Corporation had rejected an advertisement the animal-rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wanted to air during the Academy Awards ceremony, which takes place early tomorrow morning Tokyo time.
Japan Times
Feb 7, 2013
Taiji champions heritage to defend endangered tradition
In the face of international outrage, Japan is defending its tradition of whale hunting by championing cultural heritage and food resource diversity.
Dec 25, 2007
Whaling — for nationalism or science?
When it comes to whaling, Japan digs in its heels, as do antiwhaling nations and conservation groups.
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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