"We see the resumption of Japan's commercial whaling as merely a continuation of the Japanese Government's blatant disregard of international laws and treaties."
“Their decision to withdraw is regrettable and Australia urges Japan to return to the Convention and Commission as a matter of priority.”
"Member countries must stand together and push progress towards whale protection, not let this commission be pulled back into the bygone era of commercial whaling."
Conservation organizations question Japan’s controversial ‘scientific whaling’ program after killing 333...
“The continued killing of any whale is abhorrent to modern society, but these new figures make it even more shocking.”
"Right whales risk spiraling toward extinction if we don't protect them from deadly fishing gear."
Japan’s Fisheries Agency resumed its whaling program in the Antarctic Ocean despite a landmark 2014 ruling from the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
Researchers have created the first reliable population estimates for the now-rare New Zealand southern right whale.
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