Japan seeks to restart 'scientific whaling' program amidst international backlash
September 16, 2014, 1:22 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Australia and New Zealand are leading efforts to enforce an earlier court ruling that found Japan's whaling program to be more commercial than scientific.
ICJ declares Japan's 'scientific whaling program' illegal
March 31, 2014, 10:19 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
International Court of Justice confirms what everyone has known all along: Japan is engaged in impermissible commercial whaling.
Beer brewed with whale meat outrages conservationists
January 9, 2014, 10:37 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The Icelandic beer is being sold with claims that it is "healthier," "high in protein," and that those who drink it will become "true Vikings."
Sea Shepherd locates whaling fleet within sanctuary
January 6, 2014, 1:34 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Conservation group claims the Japanese have been hunting illegally within the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.
Rare saber-toothed whale beached in Southern California
October 17, 2013, 11:11 a.m. by Melissa Breyer
Scientists will conduct an autopsy to try to solve the mystery behind the rare whale’s death.
Mount Fuji and 18 other locations protected as UNESCO World Heritage sites
July 2, 2013, 3:29 p.m. by John Platt
These important cultural and environmental sites will now be preserved for the international community.