View Full Version : U.S. Protests Japan's Announced Return to Whaling in the Antarctic

NOAA Reporter
11-25-2006, 06:06 AM
The United States expresses deep regrets that Japan's whaling fleet departed on November 15th to continue a controversial hunt for research purposes in the Antarctic. Japan has announced that it will kill up to 935 minke whales and ten fin whales under a special provision of the International Whaling Commission that many nations believe is a loophole for banned commercial whaling.

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