21. Japan Begins Commercial Whaling on July 1st, 2019

21. Japan Begins Commercial Whaling on July 1st, 2019

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Japan has left the International Whaling Commission (IWC), ending their efforts to kill whales under the guise of research to resume commercial whaling with a quota of 52 minke whales, 150 Bryde's whales and 25 sei whales during the 2019 season starting July 1st. Tune in to discuss a bit of history behind the Japanese whaling industry, and how the Sea Shepherds Conservation Society has played a role in pushing them out of their "research" hunting...
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Japan has left the International Whaling Commission (IWC), ending their efforts to kill whales under the guise of research to resume commercial whaling with a quota of 52 minke whales, 150 Bryde's whales and 25 sei whales during the 2019 season starting July 1st. Tune in to discuss a bit of history behind the Japanese whaling industry, and how the Sea Shepherds Conservation Society has played a role in pushing them out of their "research" hunting...
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