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Japan Halts Plan to Kill Humpback Whales in Antarctic - TOKYO - Antarctica Is Safe for Humpback Whales. At Least for Now.


Animals  (tags: cruelty, endangered, wildlife, whales, japan, killing, crime, animalsuffering, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, whales, society, sadness, humans, extinction )

Thunderr
- 2494 days ago - my.earthlink.net
Giving in to worldwide criticism,Japan's government announced Friday a whaling fleet now in the Southern Ocean for its annual hunt will not kill the rare species as they had originally planned.However. the fleet will kill some 935 minke whales,and 50 fin



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Thunderr Wolf (499)
Friday December 21, 2007, 7:39 pm
they just don't get it it's no stop hunting some whales ,it's stop hunting all whales .... let them live in peace
such disregard for such wonderful animals is an abomination
 

. (0)
Saturday December 22, 2007, 5:01 pm
A small glimmer of hope, but that is all!! They are still going to kill 900 - 1000 Whales. The Sea Shepherd is our only hope. Capatin Watson and his courages crew will, I hope stop them in their tracks. Support them. Here is their website, http://www.seashepherd.org/ They are in the south pacific, the only ones with the whalers, Go Captain sink their ships. where is Greenpeace and Governments???
 

mary f. (180)
Wednesday April 1, 2009, 1:11 pm
i totally agree i hope captain watson is there its the whales only chance .all whales should be protected
 

Andrew Butt (84)
Friday October 15, 2010, 8:34 am
I hope the Japanese stick to this pledge but somehow I don't think they will, they will massacre any whales that they come across, another thing that alarms me is that this is supposed to be for scientific research? How can killing 1000 whales(and this is just the figure they tell the rest of the world) be scientific research, surely this should be enough research to last for 10 years(not annually). This garbage about scientific research is obvious to anyone is just a way of them slaughtering them for commercial gain. It is high time the rest of the world stood up to this whaling instead of just turning a blind eye to it.
 

mary a. (2)
Friday January 13, 2012, 9:44 pm
Are baby steps acceptable at this point? Where are the world governments...Why is Japan exempt from the rules?
 
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