The Dawn of the New Whaling

A minke whale caught in Japanese coastal waters as part of Japan’s research program is hauled ashore at Kushiro port in Hokkaido. KYODO/NEWSCOM

Towards the Sustainable Use of Aquatic Living Resources Prologue On 1 July 2019, five small-type whaling vessels left the port of Kushiro and one factory-ship whaling fleet left the port of Shimonoseki. It was the resumption of commercial whaling after the suspension for practically 32 years. In the case of the small-type whaling operating mostly… Continue reading The Dawn of the New Whaling


Report on the Transplantation Project of Precious Corals in Japan SUMMARY In response to growing evidence of the effects of climate change and to address the increasing demand for better management of the harvesting and conservation of precious corals around the world, this report takes a look at efforts being made in respect of precious… Continue reading PRECIOUS CORAL SUSTAINABILITY

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IWMC CITES CoP17 Documents

I. Recommendations on Proposals for amendments to the Appendices II. Position paper on sharks and rays proposals 17.42; 17.43; 17:44 III. Position paper on African elephant IV. Position paper on Livelihoods V. Position paper on other documents VI. Position Paper on Rhino VII. General information

Refuting seal propaganda

Seals resting from the ocean.

By Jim Winter. DEAR ELLEN, It saddens me to see that you have bought into the vicious propaganda of the animal rights corporations and have both financially and verbally supported their attacks on the lives of thousands of rural Canadians whose sealing contributes a part of their annual livelihoods People whose earnings to support their… Continue reading Refuting seal propaganda