A minke whale caught for the purpose of "scientific research" is landed at the port of Kushiro in Japan's northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido earlier this month. Photo: AP

Japan to start new ‘research whaling’ in Antarctic, despite IWC resolution

Japan announces new 'research whaling' following ruling by the International Court of Justice in a move conservationists claim is a cover for commercial practices

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A minke whale caught for the purpose of "scientific research" is landed at the port of Kushiro in Japan's northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido earlier this month. Photo: AP
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