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WHALING

Japan Times
JAPAN
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.
JAPAN / EXPLAINER
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
ENVIRONMENT
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.

Longform

Historically, kabuki was considered the entertainment of the merchant and peasant classes, a far cry from how it is regarded today.
For Japan's oldest kabuki theater, the show must go on