John Hocevar

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Japan says the  International Whaling Commission  has become a place for emotional fighting, rather than calm debate.  But, at the request of the US, Japan will drop plans to kill…

Japan Agrees Not To Hunt Humpbacks

Japan says the International Whaling Commission has become a place for emotional fighting, rather than calm debate.  But, at the request of the US, Japan will drop plans to kill…

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