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Sea Shepherd has stopped sending ships against the Japanese whaling fleet

Sea Shepherd, the international environmental activist group, won’t be sending ships to follow the Japanese whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean this year. The 12-year mission of harassment against whaling in Antarctic waters, launched each year from Australian ports, has been stopped because Japan is using “military surveillance to watch […]
Sea Shepherd has stopped sending ships against the Japanese whaling fleet
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How Japan’s fleet harpooned 333 whales without hindrance

The so-called scientific whaling expedition by Japan harpooned 333 minke whales this summer season in the Antarctic without being challenged by activists. Japan’s fleet of four vessels, including harpoon boats, hunted in the Southern Ocean again despite an international court ruling in 2014 that such missions are unlawful. Previous campaigns […]
How Japan’s fleet harpooned 333 whales without hindrance