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Japan resumes commercial whaling

Japan has resumed commercial whaling after a period of 31 years, but will stay within country’s exclusive economic waters. Since 1988 Japan had switched to so-called research whaling. Though this move is slammed by anti-whaling activists but is welcomed by Japanese whaling communities. Key Highlights On 1 July 2019 Whaling boats embarked their first commercial ..