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Cancel Japan 2020 Olympics Unless They Stop Dolphin Slaughter Now! - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Stop, Dolphin slaughter, taiji, Japan, Olympics, cruelty, cruelty killed )

Marie
- 4 hours ago - change.org
Fishermen in TAIJI, Japan have stooped to new lows in their annual slaughter of dolphins by running over 100s of them using their outboard motors to slice through the dolphins spines to immobilise them.
Dalai Lama's Japan Tour Ends With Audiences For Tibetians, Mongolians and Chinese
Offbeat  (tags: Dalai Lama, Japan, tour, Tibetians, Mongolians )

Marie
- 17 hours ago - montsame.gov.mn
According to that news, meeting a group of about 50 Mongolians His Holiness praised the friendship and cultural ties Tibetans and Mongolians have long shared.
Cannabis: The Fabric of Japan
Offbeat  (tags: cannabis, Japan, fabrics )

Naoko
- 2 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
"Most Japanese people see cannabis as a subculture of Japan but they're wrong," Takayasu says. "Cannabis has been at the very heart of Japanese culture for thousands of years."
Govt Moves to Shield 'Whaling Culture'
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, whaling, scientific, changes, government, Japan )

Marie
- 2 days ago - the-japan-news.com
The government's decision on Friday to continue research whaling in the northwestern Pacific for fiscal 2014 reflects domestic voices demanding that the government protect "Japan's whaling culture," but the decision is likely to trigger stronger protests
Bird Flu Alert in Japan: Officials Order Road Blocks and Cull of 160,000 Chickens After Deadly H5 Virus Confirmed on Farm
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, sad news, bird flu, chicken cull, sad news )

Marie
- 6 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Japan is on bird-flu alert after two confirmed cases at a farm in the country's south where more than 1,000 chickens have died.
'Sakura From Space' Blooms Early
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, interesting, sakura, cherry trees, cherry blossoms, Orbit, Japan, space, ISS )

Naoko
- 10 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
A cosmic mystery is uniting monks and scientists after a cherry tree grown from a seed that orbited the Earth for eight months bloomed years earlier than expected -- and with an unusual number of flowers.
We Need to Talk About How Amazing This Hedgehog Is
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, hedgehog, cute, twitter, Facebook, video )

Marie
- 14 days ago - metro.co.uk
The little hedgehog, who hails from Japan, has already gathered 41,000 followers on Twitter, and can also be found on tumblr in his very own Hedgehog Calendar.
Japanese E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Halts Whale Meat Sales
Animals  (tags: protection, animaladvocates, whales, Rakuten, whale meat, Japan )

Naoko
- 16 days ago - japantoday.com
TOKYO -- Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten said Friday it has told online retailers to stop selling whale meat after a U.N. court ordered an end to the country's Antarctic whale hunt.
Japan - Ancient and Modern
World  (tags: Japan, people, places, travel )

Kit
- 17 days ago - youtube.com
A spectacular country to visit with exciting adventures is traveling to Japan. Fine artisans are all throughout the country exhibiting their paintings, sculptures, origami, woodworking and so much more.
The Whales Won!
Animals  (tags: Japan, whales free, International Court of Justice, protection, animalrights )

Nancy
- 21 days ago - australianmarineconservationsociety.cmail3.com
Last night, the International Court of Justice ruled that Japan's so-called "scientific" whaling program in the Southern Ocean breaks international law and must stop immediately.
International Court Rules Japan's 'Research' Whaling Illegal in Landmark Case
World  (tags: whaling, Japan, international law )

Laura
- 21 days ago - ecowatch.com
In a stunning victory for the whales, the International Court of Justice announced their binding decision today in the landmark case of Australia v. Japan, ruling that Japan's JARPA II whaling program in the Antarctic is not for scientific purposes ...
Breaking News! - Australia Wins Whaling Case Against Japan
Animals  (tags: Japan, Australia, whaling, good news, court, wins )

Marie
- 21 days ago - nz.news.yahoo.com
The UN's top court has ruled that Japan's whaling hunt in the Southern Ocean is not a scientific program as Tokyo has always claimed.
Video: Baby Panda Doesn't Want to Go to Bed But Mum's Having None of It
Offbeat  (tags: Panda, panda cub, bed, video, offbeat, Japan )

Marie
- 48 days ago - metro.co.uk
If you've ever struggled to persuade your child to go to bed, you're not alone. It seems even panda parents have trouble.
Longevity Advice From World's Oldest Woman: 'Eat a Good Meal and Relax'
Offbeat  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, health, food, relax, longevity, woman, Japan )

Naoko
- 48 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
She's 116, is the world's oldest woman, and she's CUTE!
Dolphin-Killing Season Ends Early in Taiji
Animals  (tags: Dolphin, killing, ends early, taiji, Japan )

Marie
- 51 days ago - takepart.com
This year, cove fishermen killed 834 dolphins. An additional 164 were taken captive, destined for marine parks.
 

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