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Japan's Whaling Problem



Why is Japan continuing JARPA?




    Diverting Attention

    Japanese Pride


    The US


    Australian Citizens

    Japanese Citizens

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Japan's Whaling Problem

Refrences & Links

Useful Links

Greenpeace - Greenpeace is an environmental organization dedicated to serving many environmental causes throughout the world.

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is an organization dedicated to the protection of marine species and environments.

International Whaling Commission - An international organization founded to maintain whale populations as well as regulate prices on whale based products.

International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources - An international organization founded to recognize species in danger.

Japan Whaling Association - a Japanese organization with the aim of promoting sustainable whaling.

Further Reading

Japan's whaling plan under scrutiny - by Nicholas J. Gales, Toshio Kasuya, et. al.

Needless whale slaughter in the name of science - by the World Wild Life Fund

The Forces that Drive Japanese Whaling - by Chris Hogg reporting for the BBC news

Why Japan's Whale Hunt Continues - by Toko Sekiguchi reporting for Time Magazine

Japan Pushes Whale Meat Revival - By Jonathan Head reporting for the BBC

Works Cited

Allard, Evan T. "Japanese Citizens Demand End to Japan's Whaling Atrocities." CDNN 4 Jan. 2008. <>. 

"BBC Special Reports - Great Whales." BBC. <>. 

Gales, Nicholas J., Phillip J. Clapham, Toshio Kasuya,  and Robert L. Brownell. "Japan's Whaling Plan Under Scrutiny." Nature (2005). <>. 

Head, Jonathan. "Japan Pushes Whale Meat Revival." BBC 19 June 2005. <>. 

Hogg, Chris. "The Forces That Drive Japanese Whaling." BBC 15 June 2006. <>. 

Japan. Japan Whaling Association. Q&A. <>. 

Needless Whale Slaughter in the Name of Science. World Wildlife Fund. 2005. <>. 

Sekiguchi, Toko. "Why Japan's Whale Hunt Continues." Time Magazine (2007). <,8599,1686486,00.html>. 

Squires, Nick. "'We'D Deploy Military to Stop Japan Whaling'" Telegraph 15 Nov. 2007. <>. 

"US Joins Critics of Japan Whaling." BBC 19 Nov. 2007. <>. 

Last updated:  5/7/2008


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