“Japanese Ships to Kill 260 Whales in Name of “Science”

See on Scoop.itEarth Island Institute Philippines

Commercial whaling is banned under international treaty but, since 1987, Japan has been taking advantage of a loophole under which it is possible to conduct lethal research in the name of science. For this reason, two Japanese whaling ships, the Yushin Maru and Yushin Maru No 2, left the Shimonoseki port in Yamaguchi, western Japan, to join the Nisshin Maru, their mother vessel.

See on animalconnectionblog.blogspot.fr