In the Name of Science?

On Friday, May 16th, a research whaling fleet left Shimonoseki, Japan consisting of two ships, the 754-ton Yushin Maru and 8,145-ton Nisshin Maru.  The departure comes one and a half months after the International Court of Justice in the Hague ruled Japan’s supposed “scientific” whaling in the Antarctic in violation of the 1986 moratorium on […]