Science Could Japan start legally hunting whales again?

The Japanese government is seeking to resume legally hunting minke whales in the Antarctic Ocean in 2015, following a UN ban in March on the country's whaling program.

By , Associated Press

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Japan is seeking international support for its plans to hunt minke whales in the Antarctic Ocean next year by scaling down the whaling research program the U.N. top court rejected earlier this year, fisheries officials said Wednesday.