Whaling controversy 2

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Japan suffered yet another setback on June 23, 2005 in its bid for more whaling when an international commission rejected a plea to allow Japanese coastal communities to hunt whales. An annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission in Ulsan voted against Japan's proposal to change commission rules and allow it to catch 150 minke whales a year off its northern Pacific coast. (Reuters Graphic)


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