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After experiencing some heavy criticism, the South Korean government is looking to cancel a controversial plan to hunt whales for scientific purposes, according to a new report.
Japan and Denmark issued threats to leave the International Whaling Commission (IWC) after their requests for whale-hunting quotas were denied at the organization's annual meeting.
There are few, if any, animal species that receive as much persistent and impassioned attention from both environmental groups and the media as whales do.
Japan’s whaling fleet left port this month to begin the research whaling season near the Antarctic. The fleet was accompanied by ships from the Japanese Fisheries Agency in hopes of repelling activists of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.
The Obama administration has threatened Iceland with possible trade and diplomatic sanctions under a US law known as the Pelly Amendment, which allows the president to act against foreign nations who defy international animal conservation rules.
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