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Sep 19, 6:02am

The Globe and Mail

If we care about our oceans, we must protect the whales
The Globe and Mail
This 32-year stay of execution was threatened last week, at the IWC's plenary session at Florianopolis, Brazil. Japan objected to the ban when it was first introduced. It has lobbied for its removal ever since. Last week, Japan introduced a resolution ...

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Sep 18, 11:24am

IWC-67 Amends Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling Schedule, Reaffirms Moratorium on Commercial Whaling
IISD Reporting Services
IWC-67 convened from 10-14 September 2018 in Florianópolis, Brazil. The Commission meeting was preceded by meetings of the Committees, Sub-Committees and Working Groups on Science, Conservation, Finance and Administration, Budget, Aboriginal ...

Sep 17, 5:28pm

HSUS News (blog)

World says 'no' to Japan's bid to restart whaling; reaffirms commitment to conserve whales
HSUS News (blog)
Japan's package of proposals seeking to upend the 33-year global commercial whaling moratorium was soundly rejected last week at the International Whaling Commission meeting in Florianopolis, Brazil, with more than 40 countries making it clear to the ...

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Sep 17, 9:06am

Lady Freethinker

Commercial whaling hits major snag amid IWC divide
FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil - The International Whaling Commission's annual meeting in Florianopolis, Brazil, ended with the divide between pro- and anti-whaling nations as deep as ever. A Japanese proposal to allow the partial resumption of commercial ...
Japan's proposal to resume large-scale commercial whaling rejectedUndercurrent News
IWC Rejects Japan's Commercial Whaling BidThe Maritime Executive
Dave Rastovich On Why Surfers Need to Stand Up For Our PlaygroundTheInertia.com
The ASEAN Post
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Sep 14, 9:39pm

The Sydney Morning Herald

Japan's bid to end commercial whaling moratorium defeated
The Sydney Morning Herald
The International Whaling Commission has rejected Japan's proposal to end the global moratorium on commercial whaling, which has been in place since 1986. At the 67th annual meeting of the IWC, this year held in Florianopolis, Brazil, Japan argued that ...
Here's what happened at the 2018 International Whaling Commission MeetingGreenpeace International
Japan mulling over next steps after whaling defeat in BrazilThe Straits Times
Japanese proposal to reinstate commercial whaling defeatedHerald-Whig
The Guardian
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Sep 13, 6:42pm

Channel NewsAsia

IWC passes Brazil project to protect whales
Channel NewsAsia
FLORIANOPOLIS: Tempers flared at the International Whaling Commission on Thursday (Sep 13) as it voted to back a Brazilian proposal which would safeguard the marine mammals in perpetuity, after a bitter debate. The biennial meeting of the 89-nation ...
Brazil meeting votes to protect world's whale populationBBC News
IWC passes Brazil declaration to protect whales amid oppositionSBS
Whale meet nations in flare up over Brazil projectPhys.Org

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