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Why is Spar intent on boosting Norway's cruel and dying whaling industry? / A freshly killed Minke whale hoisted onto Norwegian whaler Kato in the North Sea.

Why is Spar intent on boosting Norway's cruel and dying whaling industry?

Norway whale catch reaches highest number since 1993

Whaling in Norway - WDC / Norway hunts minke whale's under an 'objection' to the IWC's moratorium on commercial whaling. Despite declining sales, government subsidies continue to keep a small number of fishermen hunting in the summer. Norway has aggressively fought to retain its right to hunt whales despite it being unnecessary, uneconomical and unquestionably cruel.

Norway hunts whales under an 'objection' to the IWC ban despite falling demand for the meat and a shrinking hunting fleet

After Escaping Whaling Ships, One Whale is Changing Norwegian Attitudes on Whale Meat

After Escaping Whaling Ships, One Whale is Changing Norwegian Attitudes on Whale Meat

In the height of Norway's Whaling season, one Minke whale managed to escape and has become an ambassador for the whales of Norway.

Japan asked to prove its whaling is for scientific research

Japan asked to prove its whaling is for scientific research

Japan asked to prove its whaling is for scientific research / Japanese whaling fleet’s harpoon vessel Yushin Maru No with a minke whale in the Southern Ocean in March

Japan continues to forge ahead with its plans for Antarctic whaling, despite an international court ruling that ordered the program to halt. A Japanese official said Wednesday that the country will target minke whales in the Antarctic Ocean next year, reports AFP.

Troubling Discovery Could Finally Convince People To Stop Eating Whales

No Whaling This Summer | "This article originally stated that all whaling operations would come to a halt. This is incorrect. Minke whales will very likely continue to be hunted."

Seafood Giant Actively Involved in Largest Fin Whale Hunt Since Commercial Whaling Ban

Fishermen in Norway have caught 729 whales this year, the highest number since it resumed the controversial practice in defiance of international pressure, industry sources said on Monday.

Norway whale catch reaches highest number since 1993

Norway whale catch reaches highest number since 1993 - Fishermen in Norway have caught 729 whales this year, the highest number since it resumed the controversial practice in defiance of international pressure, industry sources said on Monday.

Icelandic plan to ship whale meat to Japan angers environmentalists - Campaigners say scheduled export of 1,700 tonnes of fin whale meat, set to be eaten by Japanese diners, flouts conservation agreements

Icelandic plan to ship whale meat to Japan angers environmentalists

Icelandic plan to ship whale meat to Japan angers environmentalists - Campaigners say scheduled export of tonnes of fin whale meat, set to be eaten by Japanese diners, flouts conservation agreements

#Norway kill whales for meat which isnt fit for human consumption #OpWhales

Japan refuses Norway's toxic whale meat

Japan refuses Norway's toxic whale meat Whaling in Japan

Stop Whaling NOW! @stopwhalingasap #Norway whalers stats ~ Average time to death > 6 minutes 35 seconds. (suffering immensely) #OpWhales pic.twitter.com/9Lf9XZIrnR

Whalers haul a dead whale on a fishing boat off the west coast of Iceland. An objection to an international ban on commercial whaling allows the country to hunt minke and endangered fin whales. PHOTOGRAPH BY ADAM BUTLER, AP

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