Smart. Sharp. Funny. Fearless.
Monday, August 21, 2017
Whaling

Japan Plans To Resume Whaling Next Year

After being ordered to stop hunting whales by the International Court of Justice in March, Japan has submitted plans to start hunting again for what they claim are scientific purposes in 2015.

November 19, 2014

UN Court Rules Antarctic Whaling By Japan Illegal, Orders Halt

By Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times The United Nations’ highest court on Monday ruled that Japan’s Antarctic whaling operations are not for “scientific purposes” as Tokyo claims and ordered an immediate halt to the practice. In a 12-4 ruling, the International Court of Justice said Japan failed to demonstrate during a three-week trial last […]

March 31, 2014