Vessels set sail as Japan resumes commercial whaling

Japan has officially resumed commercial whaling today (July 1) after more than 30 years. However, during the time period Japan continued whale hunting for scientific purposes. In December 2018, Japan had announced that it would withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC) moratorium on whale hunting. Japan has Iceland and Norway as the only nations… Continue reading Vessels set sail as Japan resumes commercial whaling