South Korea Ditches Whaling Plans

Outcry prompts shift to non-lethal study

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 6, 2012 5:30 PM CST

(Newser) – South Korea has backed off its plan to resume lethal Japanese-style "scientific" whaling expeditions in its coastal waters, in the face of an international outcry, the Guardian reports. Instead, it will use non-lethal methods to study the massive mammals. The International Whaling Commission banned...   Read full story »


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