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Stop The Dall’s Disaster

Stop The Dall’s Disaster

For the past quarter of a century, Japan’s Dall’s porpoise hunt has been the largest cetacean hunt in the world, with as many as 17,700 animals slaughtered each year. The…

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The Gorton’s Family Whale Killing Business

The Gorton’s Family Whale Killing Business

In 2001, Japanese company Nissui – long involved with the large scale commercial hunting of great whales – through a US subsidiary purchased seafood giant Gorton’s, Inc of Gloucester, Massachusetts.…

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Oceans Under Siege

Oceans Under Siege

A briefing on the impacts of environmental degradation on whales, dolphins and porpoises. Human activities now threaten whales, dolphins and porpoises the world over with increasing noise, high pollutant burdens,…

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Whale*Mart

Whale*Mart

A report on Wal-Mart’s link to Japan’s hunting of whales, dolphins and porpoises. Wal-Mart Stores Inc is the world’s largest retailer and in 2002 it purchased a 37 per cent…

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Mercury Rising

Mercury Rising

A report on the sale of polluted whale, dolphin and porpoise meat for human consumption in Japan. About one-third of products labelled as ‘whale’ found on Japanese supermarket shelves are…

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The Cost of Convenience

The Cost of Convenience

A report into the relationship between convenience store chain 7-Eleven, its Japanese majority owner Ito-Yokado and Japan’s ongoing killing of whales, dolphins and porpoises. Ito-Yokado plays a major role in…

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Towards Extinction

Towards Extinction

A report on the exploitation of dolphins, porpoises and small whales in Japan. The Government of Japan still allows 22,000 small cetaceans to be legally killed each year in unregulated…

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Japan’s Senseless Slaughter

Japan’s Senseless Slaughter

An investigation into Japan’s Dall’s porpoise hunt, the largest cetacean kill in the world. At least 18,000 Dall’s porpoises are killed in Japan’s coastal waters every year and new evidence…

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