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  • April 2, 2014

    A Détente in Whale Wars?

    A Humane Nation--Wayne Pacelle's Blog

    Japan announced that it would not send a whaling fleet to the Southern Ocean for the 2014 hunting season, and Rakuten.com said it would ban the sale of whale and dolphin meat.

  • March 31, 2014

    Top UN Court Orders Japan to End Antarctic Whaling

    Humane Society International/Humane Society of the United States

    HSI and The HSUS welcomed the ruling of the International Court of Justice that Japan’s whaling program is a breach of the global whaling moratorium and lacks scientific legitimacy in regard to the quotas set and the numbers taken.

  • March 31, 2014

    A Whale of a Ruling

    A Humane Nation--Wayne Pacelle's Blog

    The ICJ ruled that Japan's southern ocean whaling activities were in breach of the International Convention on the Regulation of Whaling.

  • February 7, 2014

    U.S. Declares Iceland in Defiance of Global Trade Ban on Whale Products

    Humane Society International, Animal Welfare Institute, Environmental Investigation Agency, Greenpeace, Natural Resources Defense Council, World Wildlife Fund

    Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell issued a formal declaration that Iceland is undermining the effectiveness of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora and its prohibition on international commercial trade in whale products.

  • June 26, 2013

    Whales in the Courtroom

    Humane Society International

    Australia took Japan to court to try to end scientific whaling in the Southern Ocean.

  • July 9, 2012

    International Whaling Commission Timeline

    Humane Society International

    A timeline of the IWC since 2001.

  • July 6, 2012

    HSI Calls for Global Opposition to Korea’s Whaling as IWC 64 Closes

    Humane Society International

    HSI's delegation to the 64th annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission, held in Panama City, Panama, called upon conservation nations of the IWC to challenge Korea’s plans to go whaling under Article VIII scientific exemption clause.

  • July 6, 2012

    Día Cinco en la CBI 64

    Humane Society International

    Habiendo concluido con los asuntos más volátiles al comienzo de la semana, la Comisión Ballenera Internacional ocupó el Día Cinco en discusiones de rutina sobre temas administrativos.

  • July 6, 2012

    Day Five at IWC 64

    Humane Society International

    With its most volatile business having been completed earlier in the week, the International Whaling Commission spent Day Five on routine discussions on administrative matters.

  • July 5, 2012

    Day Four at IWC 64: Dispatch #1

    Humane Society International

    At the IWC 64 in Panama, the Scientific Committee decided to sponsor a workshop to better understand the effects of debris interactions with the marine environment.

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