South Korea's Whaling: Faux And Cons

Is science really behind South Korea's whaling bid?

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    09/5/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    07/12/2012 - 3:12 pm | View Link
  • South Korea Whaling Plan May Be Abandoned Amid Criticism
    SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea says it may scrap research whaling plans that have been widely criticized. Fisheries official Kang Joon-suk said Wednesday that Seoul may drop the plans if it finds ways to study whales without killing them. The government ...
    07/10/2012 - 11:00 pm | View Link
  • South Korea's whaling: Faux and cons
    This is the eighth meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) that I've covered; so I'm always a bit chary of the possibility that over time I've become a more grumpy, wizened, curmudgeonly old cynic than the organisation's politics might merit.
    07/5/2012 - 9:05 pm | View Link
  • South Korea's whaling: Faux and cons
    This is the eighth meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) that I've covered; so I'm always a bit chary of the possibility that over time I've become a more grumpy, wizened, curmudgeonly old cynic than the organisation's politics might merit.
    07/4/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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