Japanese whaling in the Antarctic. Photo: SCMP
Japanese whaling in the Antarctic. Photo: SCMP

Japan’s dogged pursuit of whale hunting despite global outcry puts at risk its international standing

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s insistence on scientific research is simply pandering to nationalists stuck in a different era

Japanese whaling in the Antarctic. Photo: SCMP
Japanese whaling in the Antarctic. Photo: SCMP
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