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Environment

Really Japan, 'Scientific' Whaling? You're Not Fooling Anyone.

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A Japanese fleet has instructions to kill 50 humpbacks - and 1,000 whales total - under the shroud of 'scientific whaling'.

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Why should we care? Well it's estimated that there are about 10,000 humpbacks coursing about the planet now... low numbers considering we had 240,000 in the North Atlantic pre-whaling. Ever notice how the actual term 'science' often appears in titles where the group may... say... be engaged in activities requiring public justification?

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