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Japan to restart commercial whaling

Japan is getting out of the International Walviscommissie, as it previously had been. Tokyo complains that some members of the IWC only care about the protection of whales.

For the first time in about thirty years the third largest economy in the world from July next year the commercial hunting of the marine mammals. That divides the government in Tokyo Wednesday officially. Despite the moratorium on whaling killed Japan even though the past few years, numerous animals, but when did that officially for “scientific purposes”.

Tokyo complains for years that some members of the IWC only care about the protection of whales. It argues that the original mission of the IWC was to the walvisbestand and maintain in a sustainable way to make use of the ‘resources’ of whales.

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