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Demand Japan Stop Slaughtering Whales

Japan pulled out of the International Whaling Commission. Tell them the international community condemns this decision.

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Read about Japan's disastrous decision to leave the International Whaling Commission.

Opinion | Japan: Stop Slaughtering Whales

The New York Times
Just as Japan’s claim that it was conducting scientific research was a myth, so is the notion that commercial whaling is somehow central to Japanese identity. Hunting whales for food and oil does have a history in Japan, and in the years after World War II, whale meat had a major place in the diet of a conquered and impoverished nation. And not…Read More