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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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2005-05-02 11:04:49

Served as burgers and marinated with sweet and sour sauce, whale meat has returned to Japanese school lunches 20 years after it went off the menu amid global anti-whaling campaigns, officials said.

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2005-04-01 17:30:46

Japan plans to extend its research whaling program in the Antarctic Ocean, an official said Friday, after the country wraps up 18 years of expeditions that anti-whaling groups and nations criticize as commercial whaling in disguise.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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