With the Nisshin Maru seemingly en route back to Japan whaling will probably be dropping out of the headlines in the next few weeks. Meanwhile though the campaign goes on, and as you can see here there's always a lot of interest in the annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission and campaigning is a 24/7/365 business.

For the ICR it's going to be a busy year. They've got a ship to repair and refit (although we'd rather they recycled it), nations to 'aid', a oceans