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The fleet is due to leave for the Antarctic on Tuesday, December 1, for a three-month hunt. This is will be the first expedition since the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled last year that the hunts were not truly scientific.
Claims that Japan's whaling program is "scientific" are utterly bogus, and everyone knows it. #stopwhaling— Animal Protection AU (@MoveTheWorldAU)
In a statement published on Monday, Japan’s Fisheries Agency said that four ships – a factory ship for processing whaled and three faster vessels – would depart for a “research period.” Japan plans to kill as many as 333 minke whales each year over the next twelve years
Japan filed a note to the International Whaling Commission last month, warning that it would resume whaling. Sea Shepherd and other environmental groups have turned to Australia, urging it to put more pressure on Japan.