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Two activists attacked a Japanese whaling ship with a bottle of acid and a smoke bomb Friday, slightly injuring two crew members after the vessel helped rescue the protesters from the icy Ross Sea off Antarctica, officials said.
Protesters, celebrities and fishermen were gearing up for Canada's hotly debated seal hunt, set to get under way later this week in the gulf off the Atlantic Ocean. The annual harp seal hunt will harvest 325,000 animals this year.
The chained Farley Mowat floats under police guard in Cape Town harbor, out of reach of the whaling ships its captain seeks to destroy.
CANBERRA (Reuters) - A Japanese whaling harpoon narrowly missed an inflatable boat carrying environmental protesters, causing one to fall into the freezing sea, as both sides warn their face-off is becoming increasingly dangerous.
A Japanese whaling fleet has started whaling again after spending more than 40 hours trying to escape Greenpeace protesters in remote icy waters near Antarctica, the environmental group said.
By Michelle Nichols CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia should send a navy ship to monitor a Japanese whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean, Australia's minority Greens party said on Friday, as the Japanese ships kept trying to fend off Greenpeace protesters.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).