Blog posts tagged in whaling
Japan has told the United Nation's highest court that Australia's anti-whaling stance is part of a "civilising mission and moral crusade" that is totally out of place in the modern world.
Tokyo did not hold back in its opening submission to the 16 judges of the international court of...
by Richard Black
The Australian minister for sustainability, environment, water, population and communities is due in Panama City for a couple of days to bang the drum for what has been his country's favourite environmental cause - whaling.
But it might be a visit that no-one notices.
When I cove...
By International Fund for Animal Welfare
With President Barack Obama declaring June "National Oceans Month," the sanctity of the marine ecosystem resonates around the globe. Reaffirming their commitment to the oceans and those that inhabit them, Representatives Bill Keating and Howard Berman have i...
Japan plans to go ahead with its Southern Ocean whaling program this year despite threats from activists to disrupt the annual hunt.
Japan's fisheries minister said measures would be taken to ensure the safety of the whalers and the hunt would go ahead. It is expected to begin in ...