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Japan Kills 200 Pregnant Whales
Animals  (tags: Antarctic, minke whales )

Stephen
- 89 days ago - independent.co.uk
According to the countrys Institute for Cetacean Research, 333 minke whales have been killed including more than 200 pregnant females as part of this yearâEUR(TM)s Antarctic whale hunt, the National Geographic reports.
Tony Abbott Must Act to Stop Japanese Whaling
Animals  (tags: Tony Abbott, Australia, japan, Japanese whalers, petition, minke whales, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 579 days ago - campaigns.greens.org.au
Japan has just issued itself a permit to kill nearly 4000 Minke Whales in Antarctic waters. Japan wants to put 333 whales on the butcher's block, every year for the next twelve years. The only quota for lethal, so-called "scientific research" on whales
Help Stop Whaling Before It Starts ACTION
Animals  (tags: whales, Korea, minke whales, North Pacifac, endangered, protection, wildlife )

Nancy
- 1315 days ago - ifaw.org
At the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting in July of this year, the Government of the Republic of Korea announced its intention to begin killing endangered North Pacific minke whales. The deadline to submit their proposal is December 3.
ACTION ALERT: No More Whale Killing Norway ! No Way Norway ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: minke whales, whale slaughered, massacre )

Simone
- 1909 days ago - campaign-whale.org
Norway resumed commercial whaling in 1993 after switching to 'research' when the IWC ban on commercial whaling was introduced in 1986.
ACTION ALERT: Stop Norway From Hunting and Killing 1,286 Minke Whales !!!
Animals  (tags: minke whales, slaughtered, massacre, norway, authorities, banning, protection )

Simone
- 2239 days ago - action.peta.org.uk
This year, Norway will hunt and kill nearly 1,300 minke whales in defiance of an international ban on commercial whaling. Norway sees itself as a progressive and modern country, but this year's quota of 1,286 minke whales
Japan Slaughters 59 Whales, Just One Short Of Maximum Allowed
Animals  (tags: japanese whale slaughter, international guidelines, minke whales, butchered, tragedy, cruelty )

Simone
- 2439 days ago - ecoworldly.com
Japan's annual whaling expedition off the port city of Kushiro has resulted in the killing of 59 minke whales - just one whale short of the 60 allowed by international guidelines.
Net Injury 'Disables' Minke Whale! Video!
Animals  (tags: animals, minke whales, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2569 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
An injured minke whale has provided a unique insight into the dangers posed to marine animals by fishing gear.
Iceland to Keep Larger Whaling Quota
Animals  (tags: iceland, marine wildife, whales, fin whales, minke whales, whaling, quota, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, slaughter, suffering, sadness, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2682 days ago - theaustralian.news.com.au
ICELAND will maintain its new whaling quota of 150 fin and up to 150 minke whales this year despite international calls for it to reconsider the sixfold catch increase, the government said today. "It is our conclusion that the decision on whaling remai
Sea Shepherd Crew Film the Death of a Minke Whale
Animals  (tags: southern oceans, japan, sea shepherd, whales, wahling, minke whales, suffering, slaughter, sadness, protection, endangered, extinction, humans )

Jacquelin
- 2692 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
75 Degrees 57 Minutes South and 164 Degrees 53 Minutes West The Sea Shepherd ship Steve Irwin continues to stand guard behind the Japanese floating abattoir called the Nisshin Maru, despite repeated assaults by frustrated. The three Japanese harpoon bo
Minke Whale Stock Declining
Animals  (tags: minke whales, whales, whaling, whale conservation, protection, conservation, environment, endangered )

John (Aqu
- 2944 days ago - icelandreview.com
According to a recent report from Iceland's Marine Research Institute on numbers of Minke whales in Icelandic waters, the minke stock has declined by 24 percent since 2001.
Norwegian Pirates Begin Killing Again
Animals  (tags: norway, marine wildlife, whales, whaling, minke whales, endangered, extinction, humans, habitat, protection, slaughter )

Jacquelin
- 2970 days ago - seashepherd.org
The Norwegians murdered their first whale of the season this week-end. They slaughtered a calf. The Norwegian pirate whalers have set a quota of 1,052 whales for 2008. This despite the fact that the International Union for the Conservation of Nature esti
Norwegian Whalers Kill Again, Says WDCS
Animals  (tags: norway whalers, killings began, minke whales, endangered whales )

Simone
- 2973 days ago - fishupdate.com
NORWEGIAN whalers have made their first kill, says the Norwegian Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society (WDCS), beginning the world's largest overtly commercial whale hunt, despite falling demand for whale meat. In the last four years, Norway's
Minke Whales
Animals  (tags: marine wildlife, whales, minke whales, endangered, extinction, humans, habitat, protection )

Jacquelin
- 3056 days ago - canada.com
Affectionately called the stinky minke, one of the smallest baleen whales, can swim to speeds of up to 24 knots or 44 km/h. The population appears to be dropping in the northern Pacific, although they are shy and spend little time on the surface, makin
Fewer Minke Whales in Whale Watching Areas
Animals  (tags: minke whales, endangered, ocean mammals, whale watching areas, survival )

Simone
- 3216 days ago - icelandreview.com
According to a statement from the Whale Watching Association of Iceland, the number of minke whales spotted in whale watching areas has dropped significantly since 2003, when the Iceland Marine Research Institute began whaling for scientific purposes.
Final Day: Japan Whaling Agenda Defeated, Whales' Future Uncertain
Animals  (tags: Minke Whales, whaling, whales, cruelty )

Simone
- 3310 days ago - hsus.org
In the final moments of the 59th annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission in Anchorage yesterday, an embittered Japan withdrew both its small scale whaling proposal and its bid to host the 2009 IWC meeting. The Japanese strongly criticized
 

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