Japan attempts takeover over of whaling commission, Greenpeace ship banned from St. Kitts

Some news…
As the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting kicks off in St. Kitts, Greenpeace ship, the Arctic Sunrise has been refused entry to the island nation. The AS was was due to arrive two days ago, ahead of the meeting, which opens on Friday. No official reason has been given to the us, despite repeated requests.
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In a ruthless realm of politics, prejudice and greed, Japan is turning to the Marshall Islands as it seeks to resume its quest for whale meat
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Japanese whalers have been throwing away tons of their catches at sea because of a slump in consumption that has resulted in a vast whale meat surplus.
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