Friday, December 21, 2007
Japanese Stop Their Whale Hunt
The Japanese will no longer hunt humpbacks in Antarctica as they planned. This comes after several environmental groups have sent ships to monitor the Japanese whaling ships. Also, Australia had announced they would monitor the ships earlier this week to build a case for a court action against Japan as the harvesting of whales in Antarctica is unlawful because of certain treaties. Read more about their decision to stop the hunt for now here.