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Australia Moves to Close Whaling Loophole
Animals  (tags: australia, government, scientific excuse, whale killing )

Simone
- 2450 days ago - cosmosmagazine.com
The Australian government hopes to close a loophole in International Whaling Commission (IWC) rules that allow Japan to conduct whaling as long as it is carried out for scientific research. Environment Minister Peter Garrett said Australia would
Judge Dismisses Half of Whale Hunting Case
Animals  (tags: whale killing, charges dropped, Marine Mammal Protection Act, whale hunting, charges dismissed, laws, legislation )

Dr Kathi
- 2464 days ago - upi.com
Charges concerning harpooning of gray whale in September 2007 were dropped Tuesday. Remaining charges of violating the Marine Mammal Protection Act are still intact....[for now].
Evidence Challenges Japan's 'Humane' Whale Killing
Animals  (tags: whale killing, evidence, Australian Government, "scientific research", Japan )

Trudi
- 2478 days ago - smh.com.au
The Australian Government has released evidence challenging Japan's claims that its hunt is the most efficient and humane possible. The images show "scientific research" that needed multiple rifle shots to finish off the mammal.
Save Our Whales - Sea Shepherd
Animals  (tags: sealife, whales, Whale killing, AnimalCruelty, cruelty, animalsuffering, killing, sadness, suffering )

Linda
- 2614 days ago - lifeinthefastlane.ca
The whaling Industry claims with its current modern hunting equipment, whales are killed 'quickly and humanely'. This investigative report video shows a much different story of a Minke whale's long agony after it was harpooned.
Iceland to Save the Whales
Animals  (tags: iceland, saving whales, time being, whale hunt ended, endangered, whale killing )

Simone
- 2641 days ago - livenews.com.au
The government of Iceland wants to suspend commercial whaling because people no longer want to eat whale meat. Fisheries Minister Einar Gudfinsson has told radio RUV they won't allocate quotas after the current whaling season ends on on September 1.
Iceland Ends Commercial Whale Hunt
Animals  (tags: whales, whale slaughter, whale killing, iceland, commerical whale hunt ended, ocean mammals )

Simone
- 2644 days ago - greenpeace.org.uk
In a setback to the whaling industry worldwide, Iceland's fisheries minister has just announced he will not issue further commercial whale-hunting quotas. Iceland announced last year a return to commercial whaling and a quota of 30 minke whales and
   

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