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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.

Korean government fax re whaling

Publication | 10 May, 2005 at 0:00

The South Korean Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries tries to clear up a few points about its whaling policies in this fax, in which it defends the massive "accidental" bycatch of whales in Korean fishing nets (more than any other nation...

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.

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