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G-20 leaders urged to denounce Japan's 'cruel assault' on whales

June 28, 2019 8:17 AM

TOKYO (REUTERS) - Environmentalists from around the world urged global leaders at the G-20 summit on Friday (June 28) not to "turn a blind eye" to what they called a "cruel assault on whales" planned by host Japan when it restarts commercial whaling next week.

Raw, fried or on a bun: Japan's whale meat proponents reassured by restart of commercial whaling

June 24, 2019 9:04 AM

MINAMIBOSO, Japan (REUTERS) - Whale cutlets, sliced raw whale, deep-fried whale nuggets, whale bacon and whale jerky feature on the menu at the restaurant Yoko Ichihara runs - and that's just a small sample of the ways Japan eats whale.

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