International conservation groups have praised the decision of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to order a halt, temporarily at least, to Japanese whaling in the Southern Ocean. The Court ordered Monday the immediate revocation of special permits granted to Japanese whalers to kill and gather whales in the name of scientific research.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Court of Justice says that Japan’s Antarctic whaling program is not for scientific purposes and has ordered a temporary stay on the program.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Court of Justice is ruling Monday on Australia’s challenge against Japan for whaling in Antarctic waters.
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — A United Nations scientific panel reports that global warming is driving humanity toward a whole new level of risks, warning that the wild climate ride has only just begun.
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