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Japan Kills 333 Minke Whales Including 200 Pregnant Females

According to Reuters, 103 of the slaughtered whales were male and 230 were female, with 90 percent of the mature females pregnant.A press release from the Institute of Cetacean Research (ICR), the organization behind the Japanese government’s whaling program, includes a map showing the hunt occurred within the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary, the Australian Whale Sanctuary and the Ross Sea.Japan’s Fisheries Agency resumed its whaling program in the Antarctic Ocean despite a landmark 2014 ruling from the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the the primary judicial branch of the United Nations.Japan’s actions have received widespread condemnation from conservation groups.

Source: Japan Kills 333 Minke Whales Including 200 Pregnant Females

These things Japan allows definitely offsets their progressive moves.

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