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Jun 18, 2014 09:30 AM ET // AFP
Hunt is the first since the U.N.'s top court ordered Tokyo to stop killing the animals in the Antarctic.
Apr 2, 2014 08:45 AM ET
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.
Mar 31, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
The top court ruled the program was a commercial activity disguised as science.
Mar 6, 2013 04:02 AM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
The western Pacific gray whale once seemed destined for extinction. Now it supports a booming tourism trade. ->
Jun 15, 2011 01:01 PM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
The discovery of radioactive cesium in minke whales off Japan seems unlikely to boost the country's whale meat market.