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June 11, 2014
Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe to work towards commercial whaling hunt despite ICJ ruling Tue 10 Jun 2014, 8:37am AEST Photo: Sea Shepherd says Japan is blatantly trying to defy the international court ruling. (AAP: Tim Watters/Sea Shepherd Australia)   Japan's prime minister says he will work towards restarting commercial whaling, despite a top UN court's order that Tokyo must stop killing whales in the Antarctic. Shinzo Abe's […]

July 5, 2012
South Korea unveils ‘scientific’ whaling proposal

By Richard Black Environment correspondent, BBC News, Panama City. July 4, 1012 South Korea is proposing to hunt whales under regulations permitting scientific research whaling, echoing the programmes of its neighbour, Japan. Hunting would take place near the Korean coast on minke whales. How many would be caught is unclear. The South Korean delegation to […]