tirsdag 20. november 2007

US joins critics of Japan whaling

Japan says the hunt will be too small to affect whale populations

The US has added its voice to international criticism of Japan's largest-ever whaling expedition.

The UK, Australia and New Zealand have already urged Japan to call off this year's hunt, which will target humpback whales for the first time in decades.

Japan says the hunt is for scientific purposes and that the number of whales to be killed is too small to have a major impact on populations.

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