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Japan Cuts Whaling Harvest Quota

Japan Cuts Whaling Harvest Quota

Japan will reduce whaling harvest to 1/3 current level. Japan’s whale hunting quota will be cut by over half its current level in the 2015 season, according to an announcement Tuesday, Nov. 18. Officials say the policy change is a…

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Ash Cloud Engulfs Hikers in Intense Footage [VIDEO]

Ash Cloud Engulfs Hikers in Intense Footage [VIDEO]

Hikers on Mount Ontake in Japan are engulfed by a huge ash cloud following an eruption in this intense video. Japan is one of the earth’s most seismically active countries and has occasional volcanic eruptions. However, there have been no…

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Japanese Whaling Fleet Sails Again

Japanese Whaling Fleet Sails Again

When to call the "scientific" Japanese whaling fleet program exactly what it is - commercial fishing. According to the Australian Broadcast Company, the Japanese whaling fleet has restarted operations in the northwest Pacific for the first time since the UN's highest court…

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When Will Fukushima Fish Be Safe to Eat? [VIDEO]

When Will Fukushima Fish Be Safe to Eat? [VIDEO]

In the aftermath of the power plant crisis at Fukushima, fish are being caught, but not eaten, to determine their safety as seafood.   [dropcap]F[/dropcap]ishing for data instead of a catch to sell at a market, Japanese boat captain Kimio…

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