By Staff The Associated Press LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) — A now-shuttered Southern California sushi restaurant and two of its chefs were indicted on conspiracy and other charges for allegedly serving illegal and endangered whale meat, authorities said Friday, Feb. 1.
Commentary: In the whaling debate, consider empirical justification over illogical fallacies
The current whaling debate is one that is perpetually heated, and one that will be around for quite some time. Among the many political and emotional maelstroms
You Talkin’ To Me?: Racism sells: The anti-whaling movement and Japan
Japanese whaling and dolphin hunting has attracted international media attention. The Shepherd Society, headed by founder Paul Watson, has been one of the leaders
Japanese mayor defends dolphin hunts
TAIJI, Japan (AP) — As children in inner tubes bob on the calm waters of this small ocean cove, a 550-pound dolphin zips through the crowd in pursuit of raw squid tossed out by a trainer.
Will school board member step down due to controversial e-mail?
He became the northwest director of Sea Shepard, an international marine wildlife conservation organization, where his opposition to aboriginal whaling and arguments against the Makah tribe whale hunt led to criticisms that his comments were racist.
Nations are divided over lifting 25-year ban on whale hunting
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A showdown looms this week over the 25-year ban on commercial whaling: Should it be eased, which might mean fewer whales are killed?
Japan whaling fleet brings home catch below target
Japan’s biggest whaling ship returned to Tokyo on Monday bringing home only half its catch target after its expedition to the Antarctic Ocean was disrupted by anti-whaling protesters …
Japan arrests whaling activist for boarding ship
Japan’s coast guard arrested an anti-whaling activist from New Zealand on Friday for boarding a whaling ship without permission last month, in the latest incident in the ongoing battle over Japanese whaling …