Japan has been the most active of the whaling nations to use the scientific research provision of the international treaty on whaling to continue killing the marine mammals and retain a market for their meat. Photo: AFP Japan has been the most active of the whaling nations to use the scientific research provision of the international treaty on whaling to continue killing the marine mammals and retain a market for their meat. Photo: AFP
Japan has been the most active of the whaling nations to use the scientific research provision of the international treaty on whaling to continue killing the marine mammals and retain a market for their meat. Photo: AFP
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Conservationists fear Japan will continue whale slaughter with 'legal loopholes'

Tokyo has accepted the ban on hunting, but conservationists fear the government will seek loopholes to keep its cultural tradition alive

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Japan has been the most active of the whaling nations to use the scientific research provision of the international treaty on whaling to continue killing the marine mammals and retain a market for their meat. Photo: AFP Japan has been the most active of the whaling nations to use the scientific research provision of the international treaty on whaling to continue killing the marine mammals and retain a market for their meat. Photo: AFP
Japan has been the most active of the whaling nations to use the scientific research provision of the international treaty on whaling to continue killing the marine mammals and retain a market for their meat. Photo: AFP
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