The Environmental News Service reports: PORTOROZ, Slovenia, September 18, 2014 (ENS) – The International Whaling Commission voted Thursday against Japan’s plans to resume “scientific” whaling in the Antarctic next year, but Japan said it would go ahead regardless. … Read More ›
Editor’s Note: 1/7/10 See Update “Death Throes…” below A reprint from http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2011/01/03/world/asia/AP-AS-WikiLeaks-Japan-Whaling.html?_r=1&ref=news January 3, 2011 US-Japan Discussed ‘Action’ Against Anti-Whalers By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Filed at 4:32 a.m. EST TOKYO (AP) — Japanese and American officials discussed taking action to… Read More ›
7/7/10 Update on Peter Bethune Trial: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/08/world/asia/08whaling.html?_r=1 UPDATE: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/23/AR2010062300810.html?hpid=moreheadlines By Charmaine Coimbra Part 3 of 3 Part 1 begins at https://neptune911.wordpress.com/2010/05/28/whales-and-us-or-whats-all-the-fuss/ Genesis: 1:21 And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly,… Read More ›
Whales and whale hunters follow humankind’s voyage thru the ages. Whale meat and the byproducts of its blubber, bones and baleen made the great cetacean an optimum kill. Whale hunts grew from primitive beaching techniques to today’s factory ships, or death ships as named by conservationists.
IWC makes little progress during recent gathering in Portugal
Denmark requests right to hunt humpback whales at IWC
Japan continues whale and dolphin slaughter for meat. BlueVoice.org says the meat is unfit for consumption.