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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
- 2 hours 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
- 3 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
- 8 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
- 9 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
- 10 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
- 14 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
- 14 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
- 14 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
- 41 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
- 42 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
- 44 days ago - takepart.com
This year, cove fishermen killed 834 dolphins. An additional 164 were taken captive, destined for marine parks.
Dolphins & Whales Are Not Food - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Denmark, Faroe Islands, taiji, Japan, Norway, Iceland, Canada, dolphins, whales, killed, food, cruelty, toxic )

Marie
- 50 days ago - change.org
Japan & Faroe Island (Denmark), Norway, Iceland, Canadian are the only civilized countries selling "industrial waste" to the public for food.
Mother's Love Helped Actress Overcome War, Poverty and Bullying to Find Fame in Japan
Offbeat  (tags: violence, war, Iran, orphaned, Sahel Rose, Japan, love )

Naoko
- 52 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Orphaned at the age of 4, Sahel Rosa celebrates her birthday every Oct. 21 and Oct. 23, although she will never know for sure on what date she came into this world.
Update on Angel InTaiji Whale Museum
Offbeat  (tags: Angel, taiji whale museum, cruelty, update, Japan, sadness )

Marie
- 53 days ago - dolphinproject.org
On Feb. 17th, I managed to get into the Taiji Whale Museum; it was no problems at all. Angel has been moved into an indoor tank, which will help with her sunburn problem.
TELL JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER ABE TO FREE ANGEL AND STOP SLATHERS
Animals  (tags: Taiji, Japan, Whaling, albino dolphin Angel, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, cruelty, ethics, humans, killing, law, protection, sadness, suffering, wildanimals, whales, wildlife, TAKE ACTION! )

Desanka
- 55 days ago - dolphinproject.org
Recently, during one of the drive hunts in Taiji, a rare albino dolphin called Angel was captured and separated from her mother and family pod. She now swims alone in a small pool at the Taiji Whale Museum, where her life is in danger.
 

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