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Whale activists threatened with eviction

Feature story | 11 May, 2005 at 0:00

The city of Ulsan, Korea has ordered us to vacate our "Whale Embassy" -- built near the site of a planned whale meat factory. We've told them we'll be happy to leave, once they assure us they will not build the factory.

Packaged whale meat sold for US$30

Image | 10 May, 2005 at 1:00

Packaged whale meat sold for US$30,000 after butchering a juvenile minke whale "accidentally" caught as bycatch from a fishing boat. Korea reports an unusually high number of "accidentally" killed whales each year which are legally sold for meat.

Bycatch: 'Accidental' whale kills

Generic multimedia item | 11 May, 2005 at 0:00

This graph demonstrates the difference between the number of whales killed accidentally by a selection of national fishing fleets around the world, versus the number killed by two nations which have a commercial market for whale meat, Korea and...

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