IWC MEETING SLOVENIA
28 October 2016:

The sixty-sixth meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC-66) addressed a range of proposals and resolutions on aboriginal subsistence whaling, a whale sanctuary, whales and food security and the critically endangered vaquita.

 

More>
 
WHALING FLEET LEAVES JAPAN

Japanese vessels left Friday to conduct what Tokyo calls “research whaling” in the Antarctic Ocean through March.

Japan is planning to hunt 333 Antarctic minke whales in its second whaling expedition in the Antarctic Ocean since an international court ruled against the practice in 2014, the Fisheries Agency said.

Responding to the International Court of Justice ruling, Japan submitted to the International Whaling Commission a new whaling plan to cut catches of minke whales by two-thirds to 333.

 

More>
©2009 Whales Alive | Photography © Olive Andrews, Mick McIntyre, Mel Rice, CT Ticknor for educational use only. Not for reproduction.
Please Email us to purchase a high resolution copies of pictures on this site. Website Design by Quikclicks