International Whaling Commission

Type: Organization
Name: International Whaling Commission (IWC)
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 31 mins ago - 30 reports

Japan To Resume Whaling Program Despite Continued Controversy

Japan has vowed to resume their whaling program – despite continued controversy. Earlier this year, the International Whaling Commission voted to implement restrictions on Japan’s whaling program. However, Japanese officials are unwilling to comply. On ... [Published Inquisitr - 1 hour ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

World in brief: 200914

Latest news from around the globePHILIPPINES: Heavy rains due to a storm and the seasonal monsoon have caused widespread flooding in the capital Manila and nearby provinces yesterday, shutting down schools and government offices.Local officials reported ... [Published Morning Star Online - 9 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Countries Impose Tighter Regulation of Scientific Whaling (9/18/14)

PORTOROZ, Slovenia, Sept. 18 -- WWF Global issued the following news release:The killing of whales as part of scientific research programmes will now be under stricter oversight after a divisive vote by the International Whaling Commission (IWC) today. ... [Published Targeted News Service - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

A.M. Links: Congress Votes to Arm Syrian Rebels, Iran Skeptical of US ISIS Plan, Joe Biden in Iowa

FreedomHouse The House of Representatives voted 273 to156 in favor of arming rebels in Syria , as part of President Obama’s proposed efforts againstthe Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), once just another rebelgroup in Syria but now a self-proclaimed ... [Published REASON Online - Sep 18 2014]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Victory and Defeat at the IWC

New Zealand’s delegation at the International Whaling Commission has been working hard this week, to stop whaling. The NZ-led resolution on scientific whaling won, with 35 countries voting for, 20 against and 5 abstentions. ... [Published Scoop NZ - Sci-tech - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 28 reports

Japan tells IWC it will resume whaling in the Antarctic

Japan has announced it will seek international backing in order to resume its 'scientific whaling' program in the Antarctic next year, despite a recent ruling by the International Court of Justice.Japan negotiated at the International Whaling Commission ... [Published CNTV - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

News of the day From Across the Globe, September 19

1 Sierra Leone shuts down: In a desperate bid to slow West Africa's accelerating Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone ordered its 6 million people confined to their homes for three days starting Friday while volunteers conduct a house-to-house search for victims ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 10 reports

Japan defies IWC ruling on ‘scientific whaling’

Japan delegates at IWC 65 in Slovenia. Photograph: IWCJapan has responded to a non-binding International Whaling Commission (IWC) vote to impose strict limits on its ‘scientific whaling’ programme, by announcing that it will proceed with a new round ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 9 reports

Whaling opponents and pro-whaling nations, led by Japan, remain at odds | Environment

Whaling opponents are attempting to impose severe restrictions on Japan's 'scientific whaling' programme. Photograph: AFP/ Diplomats were preparing for one last push to find a compromise capable of bridging the divide between whaling[1] nations and their ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 6 reports

Nations to decide on South Atlantic whale sanctuary

PORTOROZ, Slovenia: International Whaling Commission (IWC) members were on Tuesday debating a fresh attempt to create a whale sanctuary in the South Atlantic, an idea thwarted by pro-hunting nations for years.The proposal, tabled by Argentina, Brazil, ... [Published The News International - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 8 reports

EU leads diplomatic protest against Iceland's whaling

16th September 2014In a joint statement or 'demarche' to Iceland's government - made on the eve of the International Whaling Commission's 2014 meeting in Slovenia - the 35 nations declared:"We ... wish to express our strong opposition to Iceland's continuing ... [Published Ecologist - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 23 reports

Japan in new Antarctic whaling program

THE Japanese government will devise a new plan to resume whale hunts in Antarctic waters, a news report says, after it was banned earlier this year from pursuing its research whaling program in the Southern Ocean.WHALING experts will meet in October to ... [Published Gold Coast Bulletin - Sep 16 2014]

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...The signatories to the démarche are "especially troubled by Iceland's harvest of 125 fin whales in 2009, 148 fin whales in 2010, and 134 fin whales in 2013, all of which are a significant increase from the seven fin whales harvested over the 20 years prior to 2009" . The text also calls on Iceland to withdraw its formal objection at the Convention on International TradeTrade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and...
"If carried through properly, this resolution will have dramatic effects on scientific whaling for years to come" says Chris Butler-Stroud of Whale and Dolphin Conservation, a charity in Chippenham, UK
"We are now carrying out preparations for a new plan for scientific whaling to resume in the 2015/2016 year, a plan that takes the International Court ruling into account" he said
"We will make preparations so we can start new research whaling in the Antarctic in fiscal 2015" Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news conference

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Japan To Resume Whaling Program Despite Continu... [Published Inquisitr - 1 hour ago]
Japan vows to keep on whaling [Published Qatar Peninsula - 4 hours ago]
Japan declares its whale hunting in the Antarct... [Published EuroNews - 6 hours ago]
Japan Ignores New Restrictions on Whaling [Published Slate Magazine - 6 hours ago]
Stricter rules will thwart Japan's whaling atte... [Published DailyMe.Com - 6 hours ago]
Japan Vows to Continue Whaling Despite Ruling [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - 7 hours ago]
Japan Vows to Ignore New Restrictions Imposed o... [Published TakePart - 7 hours ago]
IWC65 Adopts Resolutions on Aboriginal Subsiste... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - 9 hours ago]
Carry on Whaling [Published Huffington Post UK - 9 hours ago]
World in brief: 200914 [Published Morning Star Online - 9 hours ago]
Happiness after an International Whaling Commis... [Published Greenpeace USA - 9 hours ago]
Japan to resume whaling in Antarctic [Published WorldNetDaily - 12 hours ago]
Stricter rules will thwart Japan's whaling atte... [Published New Scientist - 12 hours ago]
Japan to restart whaling in 2015 despite IWC ru... [Published Kazinform - 15 hours ago]
Countries Impose Tighter Regulation of Scientif... [Published Targeted News Service - 15 hours ago]
Japan faces stricter conditions for any future ... [Published ABC Online - 15 hours ago]
Whaling meeting heaps pressure on Japan [Published Sky News Australia - 15 hours ago]
Japan snubs whaling ruling [Published Japan Times - 16 hours ago]
Japan to restart whaling programme [Published BBC - 16 hours ago]
South Atlantic whale sanctuary rejected at the ... [Published Merco Press - 17 hours ago]
Japan to restart whaling in 2015 despite intern... [Published Times Live South Africa - 18 hours ago]
Japan to continue whaling, despite opposition [Published 3 News - 18 hours ago]
Victory and Defeat at the IWC [Published Scoop - 19 hours ago]
Japan opposes migratory whale sanctuary [Published Queensland Times - 19 hours ago]
IWC Adopts Landmark Whaling Resolution in Portorož [Published The Slovenia Times - 19 hours ago]
Japan to continue hunting for whales in the Ant... [Published stuff.co.nz - 19 hours ago]
Kiwi resolution on Japanese whaling approved [Published Farming - 19 hours ago]
: Despite IWC resolution, Japan to start "resea... [Published 4 Traders - 21 hours ago]
Victory and Defeat at the IWC [Published Scoop NZ - Sci-tech - 21 hours ago]
NZ welcomes IWC' vote aganist Japanese whaling ... [Published China.org.cn - 22 hours ago]
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Japan Vows to Continue Whaling Despite Ruling [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - 7 hours ago]
Sea Shepherd vessel Bob Barker (R) collides with the fuel tanker ship Sun Laurel in Antarctica in this handout photo taken and released by the Institute of Cetacean Research (ICR) February 25, 2013. Photo credit REUTERS/The Institute of Cetacean Research/Handout ...
Victory and Defeat at the IWC [Published Scoop NZ - Sci-tech - 21 hours ago]
New Zealand’s delegation at the International Whaling Commission has been working hard this week, to stop whaling. The NZ-led resolution on scientific whaling won, with 35 countries voting for, 20 against and 5 abstentions. ...
Scientific whaling' decision - experts respond [Published Scoop NZ - Sci-tech - Sep 19 2014]
The International Whaling Commission (IWC) has voted in favour of a resolution restricting Japan's 'scientific whaling' program, but a representative of the country says they will proceed anyway . ...
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Whaling commission shifts toward conservation a... [Published WWF - Environmental News - Sep 18 2014]
Portoroz, Slovenia - The 65th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) ended today with a landmark decision to impose better controls over any future whale hunts conducted for the purposes of so-called scientific research. WWF is disappointed ...
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