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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.
AGADIR, Morocco, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr Susan Lieberman, director of international policy for the Pew Environment Group, issued the following statement today in response to the International Whaling Commission's (IWC) Annual Meeting concluding without any results from the three-year effort to reconcile the impasse between pro-whaling and anti-whaling countries.
WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Susan Lieberman, director of international policy for the Pew Environment Group, issued the following statement in response to the proposal released today by the Chair (Cristian Maquieira of Chile) and Vice-Chair (Anthony Liverpool, Antigua and Barbuda) of the International Whaling Commission (IWC).
YARMOUTH PORT, Mass., Feb.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Susan Lieberman, director of international policy for the Pew Environment Group, issued the following statement today in response to recent efforts to resolve the impasse at the International Whaling Commission.
It was announced on Tuesday that the international group that supervises whaling may disband if an attempt to mediate pro and anti whaling groups is not successful.
By Michael Christie FRIGATE BAY, St. Kitts and Nevis (Reuters) - The United States said on Tuesday it would not be cutting any deals with Japan over Alaska's bowhead whale hunting quota as it prepares to host an international whaling group next year. U.S.
FRIGATE BAY, St. Kitts and Nevis (Reuters) - Japan and its allies won a pro-whaling vote for the first time in two decades on Sunday at an international meeting.
Japan fell short again on Saturday in efforts to gain majority support for its campaign to loosen international anti-whaling regulations.
Japan suffered a resounding defeat on Friday at the International Whaling Commission, calming fears among conservationists that might finally win enough support in the world body to start attacking a ban on whaling.