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2006-02-10 11:09:12

LONDON (Reuters) - Japan's stock of whale meat from hunting for scientific research is so large that the country has begun selling it as dog food, a leading marine conservation organization said on Friday.

2006-02-10 13:39:00

LONDON (Reuters) - Japan's stock of whale meat from hunting for scientific research is so large that the country has begun selling it as dog food, a leading marine conservation organization said on Friday.

2006-02-10 11:05:00

Japan's stock of whale meat from hunting for scientific research is so large that the country has begun selling it as dog food, a leading marine conservation organization said on Friday.

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2006-01-19 06:00:00

Greenpeace said on Thursday it believes Japanese hunters have killed at least 123 whales in the icy seas off the coast of Antarctica since the start of the whaling season this year.

2006-01-17 07:18:22

LONDON (Reuters) - Australia, Britain, Brazil, France and Germany were among 17 countries which this week called on Japan to halt to its Antarctic whaling program.

2005-12-21 06:15:00

Norway will step up its whale hunts to the highest in more than two decades in 2006, harpooning 1,052 of the mammals despite an international moratorium, officials said on Wednesday.

2005-11-18 07:27:01

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Greenpeace activists will put their lives on the line to disrupt this year's Japanese whaling hunt, the group said on Friday.

2005-11-08 05:39:57

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese whaling fleet set out for the Antarctic on Tuesday on its first hunt after the country doubled its target catch -- a move condemned by anti-whaling nations.

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2005-06-20 09:26:40

Pro-whaling nations suffered an early setback on Monday by losing a key vote at an international whaling meeting where they are aiming to take a majority and roll back conservationist measures.

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2005-05-24 07:29:59

Australian officials are trying to prevent a resumption of commercial whaling and halt Japan's scientific research whaling, a Cabinet minister said Tuesday.


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