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Columbia Law School Center for Climate Change Law: ICJ Hearings on Environmental Whaling Case

The most recent environmental case to be heard by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) is Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan; New Zealand intervening), Australia is challenging Japan’s whale hunting practices as an unlawful violation of the International Whaling Commission ban on...

Japan’s Whaling Program Ruled Unscientific, Must Stop At Last

By Meredith James In May 2010, Australia launched legal proceedings against Japan in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) alleging that: “Japan’s continued pursuit of a large-scale program of whaling under the Second Phase of its Japanese Whale Research Program under Special Permit...