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The Australian government has stopped the anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd from using unmanned drones over the Antarctic.
A group of infamously aggressive whale-hunting opponents say that they have tracked down and photographed hunters participating in Japan’s annual Antarctic whale hunt using an unpiloted drone aircraft to spot their ship.
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.
Japanese whaling authorities said on Friday that they were suing the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society group to try and stop it from interfering in the annual whale hunt.
Japan plans to send out its whaling fleet again this year, even though they were turned back by the Sea Shepherd conservation group earlier this year.
Japan and the anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd exchanged barbs on Tuesday during a world whaling conference over the issue of hunting of cetaceans in waters around Antarctica.
This yearâ€™s IWC meeting in the Channel Islands is expected to include hot topics on whaling by indigenous peoples and reforms.
Effective next month, two Sea Shepherd Conservation Society ships will enter the waters off the coast of Libya, an area declared to be in a state of war as NATO-backed rebel forces struggle to topple the despotic dictator Muammar Gaddafi, with the goal of intercepting bluefin tuna poachers and freeing any illegally caught fish in attempt to save the species from nearing extinction. Friday Harbor, WA (PRWEB) May 13, 2011 Effective next month, two Sea Shepherd Conservation Society ships will...
Two Japanese whaling vessels from Kushiro launched their annual coastal whale hunt from the tsunami-devastated areas on the east coast of the northern island of Hokkaido.
Japanese whalers have suspended their annual Antarctic hunt, citing harassment by an environmental group that has been working to block their fleet's ships.
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