John Kerr posted in cetean • international whaling commission • Japan • marine protection • Southern Ocean • whales • whaling on January 21st, 2016.
Scientists are frustrated with the International Whaling Commission over the lack of science in Japan’s scientific whaling programme, and are calling for a new review system. Japanese whalers are back in the Southern Ocean, aiming to kill 333 minke whales this year – purportedly for scientific purposes. In a correspondence article in this week’s Nature, […]
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