December 21, 2007

Japan Cancels Humpback Whale Hunt

And apparently US criticism played a part in their decision.

Japan dropped the planned taking of 50 humpbacks - which have been off-limits to commercial hunting since 1966 - at the behest of the United States, the chair of the International Whaling Commission, said Chief Cabinet Secretary Nobutaka Machimura.
Posted by armand at December 21, 2007 05:26 PM | TrackBack | Posted to Ecology | International Affairs

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