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International call for Japan to halt Antarctic whaling

Japan's whaling fleet left for the Southern Ocean last month, planning to kill 333 minke whales over a four-month period.

Whaling forum seeks end to backroom dealing

The chronically deadlocked International Whaling Commission will debate ways to boost transparency and battle alleged corruption.

No end to whale hunting ban as talks sink

Thousands of whales will continue to be killed each year following the collapse of international negotiations to redraw whaling rules.

Greenpeace gives conditional support to whaling plan

Plans to overturn the 25-year-old ban on commercial whaling were in confusion on Monday, with governments and environmental groups divided.

Japanese whaling ship attacked by activists

Militant environmentalists hurled stinging acid for more than an hour onto a Japanese whaling ship off Antarctica on Monday, hurting three crew members, officials said. Both Japan and Australia, the leading opponent of whaling, condemned the latest attack by the Sea Shepherd group.

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