Japan plans to allow whaling in the Antarctic Ocean next year, though the International Court of Justice banned the practice in March. Continue reading →
Hunt is the first since the U.N.'s top court ordered Tokyo to stop killing the animals in the Antarctic.
Fishermen off the coast of Japan hauled in a rare shark recently, marking the 58th time in history one of its kind were seen or caught by man.
Recently, the UN ordered Japan to stop their annual whale hunt because it's illegal. Trace explains the history of whaling, and why we don't need it anymore.
The top court ruled the program was a commercial activity disguised as science.
At least 25 wild dolphins were selected for sale to aquariums and the remaining 200 or so will be slaughtered.
Killing whales inside the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary is a gross breach of international law.
Genetic fingerprints could finally help researchers keep tabs on he poorly understood whale.
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