https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/11/campaigners-condemn-killing-of-minke-whale-trapped-in-nets-in-japan Campaigners condemn killing of minke whale trapped in nets in Japan Animal killed with what appeared to be exploding harpoon, after one ‘half-hearted’ attempt to free it Animal welfare campaigners have condemned the killing of a trapped minke whale off the coast of Taiji, a town in Japan best known for its annual dolphin cull. The […]Japan: They Love Killing Whales – Campaigners condemn killing of minke whale trapped in nets in Japan. — World Animals Voice
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-48592682 Japan is about to resume catching whales for profit, in defiance of international criticism. Its last commercial hunt was in 1986, but Japan has never really stopped whaling – it has been conducting instead what it says are research missions which catch hundreds of whales annually. But Japan has now withdrawn from the […]Japan is about to resume catching whales for profit in defiance of international criticism. — World Animals Voice
GLOBUS Correspondent Silia Tsigka examines Japan’s contentious relationship with whaling – and its potentially global consequences.