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Minke whales near Ross Island

Image | 15 December, 1991 at 1:00

Minke whales near Ross Island, Antarctica.

Minke whaleGreat Barrier Reef:Australia/Australien:Pacific

Image | 15 June, 1999 at 3:00

Minke whaleGreat Barrier Reef:Australia/Australien:Pacific Ocean/Pazifik - Mink-Wal/Zwergwal (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) am Great Barrier Reef. Dwarf Minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) at Great Barrier Reef, Australia.

Don't move that blubber!

Feature story | 30 October, 2002 at 1:00

Overexploit, cheat, deplete. The cycle of greed behind the global whaling industry drove one whale population after another toward oblivion. It wasn't until 1986 that a moratorium on all commercial whaling slowed this onslaught. Now, will a...

A juvenile minke whale caught "accidentally"

Image | 10 May, 2005 at 2:00

A juvenile minke whale caught "accidentally" by a fishing vessel is butchered in Ulsan, Korea. The meat was then sold for US$30,000. Korea reports an unusually high number of "accidentally" killed whales each year which are legally sold for meat.

A juvenile minke whale caught "accidentally"

Image | 10 May, 2005 at 2:00

A juvenile minke whale caught "accidentally" by a fishing vessel is butchered in Ulsan, Korea. The meat was then sold for US$30,000. Korea reports an unusually high number of "accidentally" killed whales each year which are legally sold for meat.

Eye of baby sperm whale

Image | 31 October, 2005 at 10:30

Of all the creatures of the deep ocean, sperm whales probably enjoy the most legendary status. Immortalized in Moby Dick , they are a far cry from the vengeful creature that tormented Captain Ahab and his crew. Quite the reverse. It was the...

The Gorton's Family Whale Killing Business

Publication | 2 December, 2005 at 1:00

For 70 years, the Nippon Suisan Kaisha Ltd. company ofJapan—also known as Nissui—has been involved with thelarge scale commercial hunting of great whales, whichcontinues today despite the international ban on commercialwhaling. In 2001, Nissui,...

A minke whale fleeing the Yushin Maru No

Image | 14 January, 2006 at 2:00

A minke whale fleeing the Yushin Maru No.2 catcher ship of the Japanese whaling fleet.

Japanese love wagon will help save whales

Image | 13 February, 2007 at 1:00

Japanese love wagon will help save whales in the Southern Ocean whales sanctuary.

On the second day of the "International Whaling

Image | 14 February, 2007 at 1:00

On the second day of the "International Whaling Comission Normalization Meeting" in Tokyo, Japan, Greenpeace present St. Valentines Day whale shaped chocolates to the pro-whaling delegates.

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