Whale meat fetches 'celebration prices' after Japanese hunt

TOKYO (AP) — Chunks of meat from the first whales caught since Japan resumed commercial whaling this week have fetched "celebration prices" at auction. The meat sold Thursday for up ...

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Japan resumes commercial whaling, seen as face-saving end

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has resumed commercial whaling after 31 years, meeting a long-cherished goal of traditionalists that is seen as a largely lost cause. Whaling boats embarked Monday on their...

Japan resumes commercial whaling, seen as face-saving end

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is resuming commercial whaling after 31 years, meeting a long-cherished goal seen as a largely lost cause. Whaling boats embarked Monday on their first commercial ...

Japan resumes commercial whaling for the first time in 31 years as boats leave ports for hunts

TOKYO (AP) — Japan resumes commercial whaling for the first time in 31 years as boats leave ports for hunts.

G20 leaders urged to put pressure on Japan over resumed commercial whaling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Animal rights activists and conservationists around the globe are urging global leaders at the G20 summit in Osaka to take action to stop Japan from resuming commercial wh...

Feds support tribe's push for only whale hunt in mainland US

SEATTLE (AP) — Federal officials are supporting a decadeslong request by a Native American tribe in Washington state to resume what would be the only authorized whale hunts in the mainland U.S., a lon...

Government officials, doctors among Ethiopian crash victims

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Three Austrian physicians. The co-founder of an international aid organization. A career ambassador. The wife and children of a Slovak legislator. A Nigerian-born Canadian...

Iceland to keep hunting up to 2,130 whales over 5 years

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Iceland's whaling industry will be allowed to keep hunting whales for at least another five years, killing up to 2,130 baleen whales under a new regulation issued by the Nord...

Rare whale found dead in Everglades National Park waters

MIAMI (AP) — A rare whale was found dead in the waters of Florida's Everglades National Park. In social media posts, park officials said the Bryde's (pronounced BROO-dus) whale carca...

Japan whalers discuss plan to resume commercial hunt July 1

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese whalers are discussing plans ahead of their July 1 resumption of commercial hunting along the northeastern coasts for the first time in three decades. Their pre...

Japan's whaling decision could affect Alaska Native whalers

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Japan's decision to leave the International Whaling Commission could have consequences on subsistence whaling by Alaska Natives. Alaska's Energy Desk reports...

Japan withdraws from International Whaling Commission

Japan will withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC), a government spokesman confirmed on Wednesday. The move sets the stage for Japan to resume commercial whaling activities next year....

Japan says it will leave IWC to resume commercial whaling

TOKYO (AP) — Japan says it is leaving the International Whaling Commission to resume commercial hunts but says it will no longer go to the Antarctic to hunt. Chief Cabinet Secretary ...

Japan says it has decided to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission and resume commercial hunts

TOKYO (AP) — Japan says it has decided to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission and resume commercial hunts.