🐋 Which countries are trying to overturn whale hunting ban? | Al Jazeera English

September 15, 2018 1:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A Japan-led proposal to lift a 32-year ban on the commercial hunting of whales has been rejected by a global body for the conservation of the mammals.

Japan says some species of whales are able to be harvested sustainably.

The argument was debated at a meeting of the International Whaling Commission, which took place in Brazil.

Al Jazeera’s Mereana Hond explains.

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