japanese whaling

Sunday, August 14, 2022

The Soviets Hunted Whales To The Brink Of Extinction But Its Scientists Secretly Tracked Its Toll

Ryan Jones (The Conversation)–Every year, an estimated 13 million people go whale-watching around the world, marveling at the sight of the

August 14, 2022
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Monday, July 1, 2019
Whaling ships which are set to join the resumption of commercial whaling at anchor at a port in Kushiro
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Whaling Ships Set Sail for Japan’s First Commercial Whale Hunt in 30 Years

By Elaine Lies and Masashi Kato KUSHIRO, Japan, July 1 (Reuters) – Five small ships sailed out of harbor on Monday in Japan’s first commercial

July 1, 2019
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Friday, December 28, 2018
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Maritime News

Japan to Resume Commercial Whaling After Pulling Out of IWC

By Linda Sieg and Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan will resume commercial whaling from July in its waters and exclusive economic zone while

December 28, 2018
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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Sea Shepherd’s Captain Paul Watson Defends Decision to End Southern Ocean Anti-Whaling Campaign

Captain Paul Watson from the controversial marine conservation group Sea Shepherd says that a lack of resources and technology compared to the Japanese whalers

November 15, 2017
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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Outflanked Sea Shepherd Calls Off Southern Ocean Anti-Whaling Missions

TOKYO, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Japan will not lower its guard over its whaling even though its biggest foe – the Sea Shepherd conservation group –

August 29, 2017
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Friday, December 23, 2016
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Sea Shepherd Finds Japanese Whaling Fleet in Southern Ocean

Activists with the controversial Sea Shepherd Conservation Society have located the Japanese whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean setting the stage for what is

December 23, 2016
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Monday, December 5, 2016
Maritime News

Sea Shepherd Embarks on Latest Whale Defense Campaign Against Japanese Whalers

The controversial Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has kicked off its 11th Antarctic whale defense campaign with two Sea Shepherd vessels now on their way to

December 5, 2016
Total Views: 93

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
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Japan-Led Group Blocks Proposal for South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary

By David Spaic-Kovacic and Marja Novak PORTOROZ, Slovenia, Oct 25 (Reuters) – Countries led by Japan on Tuesday blocked a move by South American and

October 25, 2016
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Thursday, August 25, 2016
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Sea Shepherd’s Sea Lawyers Back And Fill On Promise To Stop Harassing Whalers

gCaptain Note: On Tuesday gCaptain published an article titled “Sea Shepherd Claims It Will Stay Away From Japan Whaling Ships“… the original

August 25, 2016
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016
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Sea Shepherd Claims It Will Stay Away From Japan Whaling Ships

(Bloomberg) Japan’s Institute of Cetacean Research and Kyodo Senpaku, which conduct the nation’s whale hunts, say they reached a mediation agreement with

August 23, 2016
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Thursday, March 24, 2016
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Japan Whaling Fleet Returns from Antarctic Hunt with 333 Whales

TOKYO, March 24 (Reuters) – Japan’s whaling fleet returned on Thursday from its Antarctic hunt after a year-long suspension with a take of more

March 24, 2016
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Monday, November 30, 2015
Unloading Japanese Whaling Ship

Japan Resumes Whaling

by Lily Nonomiya  (Bloomberg) Japan plans to renew its research hunt for whales in the Antarctic, ending an almost two-year hiatus prompted by an

November 30, 2015
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Wednesday, November 18, 2015
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Maritime News

Japanese Whalers Fined $1 Million in Australia

Australia has fined a Japanese whaling company $1 million for continuing its illegal whale hunts in the Australian whale sanctuary in the Southern

November 18, 2015
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Monday, February 2, 2015

In Whale War Ceasefire, Sea Shepherd Activists Hunt a New Target

Japan is sitting out the whaling season after a setback at the International Court of Justice last

February 2, 2015
Total Views: 58

Friday, September 19, 2014

Japan Vows to Continue Whaling Despite Ruling

Japan vowed on Friday to resume its whaling programme in the Antarctic despite passage of a resolution opposing its hunt by the international body that

September 19, 2014
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Monday, March 31, 2014
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UN Court Orders Japan to End Whaling

Judges at the highest U.N. court ordered Japan on Monday to halt whaling in the Antarctic, rejecting its long-held argument that the catch was for scientific

March 31, 2014
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Monday, February 10, 2014
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New Zealand Protests Japanese Whalers Creeping Into EEZ

New Zealand summoned Japan's ambassador on Monday to protest the entry of a Japanese whaling ship into its exclusive economic zone (EEZ), after clashes earlier

February 10, 2014
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Sunday, February 2, 2014

VIDEO: Sea Shepherd and Japanese Whaling Vessels Collide in Southern Ocean

Check out this video released today by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society showing a aggressive confrontation between the Sea Shepherd and Japanese whaling

February 2, 2014
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Monday, February 25, 2013

Sea Shepherd and Japanese Fleet Clash in Southern Ocean, Multiple Collisions Reported… Again [PHOTOS]

Things are getting ugly in the Southern Ocean between the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and Japan’s Institute of Cetacean Research (ICR) fleet…

February 25, 2013
Total Views: 131

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Sea Shepherd: We’ve Severed the Whaler’s Fuel Supply

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has severed the fuel supply to Japanese whaling ships in Southern Ocean as this season’s campaign to stop

February 7, 2013
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