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International Proposals to Expand Antarctic Marine Protected Areas Fail at CCAMLR

In Hobart (Tasmania), at its annual meeting, the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) failed in its third attempt to adopt proposals that would have established the world’s largest marine protected area (MPA) in Antarctica’s Southern Ocean. On the...

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...