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Australia and Japan face off at UN over whaling
Australia and Japan face off at UN over whaling
Australia opens its case on Wednesday at the International Court of Justice, arguing that Japan's annual hunt in the icy waters around...
Sea Shepherd locks on to Japanese harpoon ship
Sea Shepherd locks on to Japanese harpoon ship
Anti-whaling activists claimed a small victory in their Antarctic campaign Wednesday with the discovery of a Japanese harpoon ship, as one of their...
Japan, Sea Shepherd trade barbs at whaling lekgotla
Japan, Sea Shepherd trade barbs at whaling lekgotla
Japan and anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd have each accused the other of violent and illegal acts on the high seas around Antarctica.
Whaling forum seeks end to backroom dealing
Whaling forum seeks end to backroom dealing
The chronically deadlocked International Whaling Commission (IWC) will debate ways to boost transparency and battle alleged corruption within its...
Australia threatens legal action over Japanese whaling
Australia threatens legal action over Japanese whaling
Australia on Friday warned Japan to end its "scientific" whale hunts in the Antarctic by November or face international legal action, in a move...
Japanese ship detains anti-whaling activist
Japanese ship detains anti-whaling activist
An anti-whaling activist was detained by the crew of a Japanese whaling ship on Monday after secretly boarding the vessel to "arrest" the captain...
Activists, Japanese whalers clash in Antarctic waters
Activists, Japanese whalers clash in Antarctic waters
Anti-whaling activists and Japanese harpoonists have blamed each other for a collision between their ships in Antarctic waters, as the environmentalists warned on Sunday of more clashes to come....
Sea Shepherd's stern 'warrior' defies Japanese whalers
Sea Shepherd's stern 'warrior' defies Japanese whalers
Friday, 10.30pm, 61 degrees South 120 West. Captain Paul Watson is on the bridge of the Steve Irwin, steaming due west at 17 knots in heavy...
Australia, New Zealand to investigate Sea Shepherd collision
Australia, New Zealand to investigate Sea Shepherd collision
Australia and New Zealand are to launch separate investigations into the collision between a Japanese whaling ship and a speedboat belonging to the...
Sea Shepherd boat sinks after being 'sliced in half' by whalers
Sea Shepherd boat sinks after being 'sliced in half' by whalers
It was as much a clash of ideas as a battle of wills between the crews of two boats in some of the world's most inhospitable waters.
EU divided over whale hunting
EU divided over whale hunting
For the first time in many years Europe plans to hunt more whales than Japan. This has divided European Union (EU) countries and is dismaying...

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