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Posted by on Dec 18, 2017 in Animals, Environment, Japan | 0 comments

International call for Japan to halt Antarctic whaling

The European Union and 12 other nations condemned Japan’s Antarctic whaling programme Monday, rejecting Tokyo’s argument that the annual slaughter is for scientific research. Japan’s whaling fleet left for the Southern Ocean last month, planning to kill 333 minke whales over a four-month period. Its fisheries agency says the hunt is needed to study whale behaviour…



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