Japan to resume sharing, but only in its territorial waters…

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    • #5412
      Mr. Mickeys Mom
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      Source: Asia Times

      (Actually, it’s a Reuters’ report in the AT’s)

      Japan announced on Wednesday that it will withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC) and resume commercial whaling next summer – a move that drew immediate condemnation from governments and environmental groups.

      But the hunt will be geographically limited, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said at a news conference, Reuters reported.

      “From July 2019, after the withdrawal comes into effect on June 30, Japan will conduct commercial whaling within Japan’s territorial sea and its exclusive economic zone, and will cease the take of whales in the Antarctic Ocean and Southern Hemisphere,” Suga said in a statement.

      Here’s to the anti-whaling efforts…

      Hell, no... I'm not giving up...

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      Joe Shlabotnik
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      EOM

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      NV Wino
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      Geographically limited. Right. 😏

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      Segami
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