Europe to hunt more whales than Japan, figures show Europeans are killing whales in increasing numbers as Norway, Denmark and Iceland propose to hunt 1,478 whales compared to Japan's 1,280 in 2009
Two dead minke whales are hauled up the ramp of the Japanese vessel the Nisshin Maru. For the first time in years, Europe plans to hunt more whales than Japan. Photograph: Kate Davison/AP Europe plans to hunt more whales than Japan for the first time in many years, dividing EU countries and dismaying conservationists who say that whaling is escalating in response to the worldwide recession.
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