Tag Archives: Japan

Fukushima operator may have to dump contaminated water into Pacific

Senior adviser to Tokyo Electric Power says controlled release into sea is much safer than keeping contaminated water on-site A senior adviser to the operator of the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has told the firm that it may have no choice but … Continue reading

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Giant Squid Caught Off Japan

An 11-foot long (3 metre) giant squid was caught alive off Japan this week. The squid died before reaching shore on Tuesday. It will be used for research.

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#Japan #dolphin #hunt #videotaped

A Japanese government spokesman defended an annual dolphin hunt Monday, after U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy tweeted that she was deeply concerned by the inhumanity of the practice. The anti-whaling group Sea Shepard videotaped the hunt Local Japanese officials defend a … Continue reading

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Sea Shepherd Against Dolphin Hunt in Japan’s Taiji Cove

The annual dolphin hunting season has begun in Japan’s Taiji cove, which activists say is a cruel practice. Japanese fishermen are trapping hundreds of dolphins in Taiji Cove in central Japan in an annual hunt. Boats began herding more than … Continue reading

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Dolphins killed in Japan’s Taiji cove

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Group: 250 #dolphins could be #killed in #Japan

Group: Herded dolphins to be slaughtered at Japan’s Taiji Cove Cornered by fishermen, divers and boats, the bottlenose dolphins splashed frantically as they tried to escape their human captors in the infamous cove in Japan. Appearing severely stressed, some even … Continue reading

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Sea Shepherd accuse Japanese whalers of killing protected species

Environmental campaigner Sea Shepherd says video shows Japanese whalers killing protected species inside recognised sanctuary. Full Story: Campaign group Sea Shepherd says this video proves its allegations that Japanese whalers are killing protected species inside an internationally-recognized sanctuary. It says … Continue reading

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