Three dead minke whales lie on the deck of the Japanese whaling vessel Nisshin Maru, in the Southern Ocean, in this 2014 file photo. The ageing vessel is under scrutiny in Japan and could be replaced or upgraded. Photo: AP

Japan considers upgrading its whaling mother ship, a sign that hunts will continue

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Three dead minke whales lie on the deck of the Japanese whaling vessel Nisshin Maru, in the Southern Ocean, in this 2014 file photo. The ageing vessel is under scrutiny in Japan and could be replaced or upgraded. Photo: AP
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