The International Whaling Commission’s annual meeting has passed a resolution condemning Japan’s scientific hunting programme in the Antarctic. This is not bad, but it almost means nothing. Japan has been ignoring these condemnations for years now. In fact they are openly flaunting it.

áI’m afraid action is needed and this is where the IWC falls flat. For this I admire people like Sea Sheperd and Greenpeace. But until the global community (through the IWC or other means) take action Japan will continue to get away with this cruelty.

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