Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 14:34
A noisy technology that blasts high-frequency sounds below water to map the ocean for oil probably caused the deaths of 75 melon-headed whales off Madagascar, experts have said.
Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 13:22
The Maui`s dolphin is one of the world`s smallest, with a maximum length of 1.7 metres (5.5 feet), prompting conservationists to call it "the hobbit of the sea".
Last Updated: Thursday, November 01, 2012, 13:21
Japanese authorities have diverted cash earmarked for tsunami reconstruction to unrelated projects, a government audit has revealed.
Last Updated: Friday, July 06, 2012, 09:31
South Korea`s plan has drawn criticism from Australia, New Zealand and other countries which have opposed Japan`s whaling in Antarctic waters.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 05, 2012, 14:58
South Korea has made a proposal at the International Whaling Commission meeting in Panama city on Wednesday, to hunt whales for scientific research.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 08, 2012, 14:33
US-based Sea Shepherd is tailing Japan`s whaling fleet as it heads towards the Southern Ocean to try to prevent whale cull.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 29, 2011, 10:38
The boat was pursuing the Japanese factory ship Nisshin Maru in six meter (20-foot) swells when the wave slammed into its port side.
Last Updated: Monday, July 11, 2011, 22:26
The International Whaling Commission opened its 63rd annual meeting Monday.
Last Updated: Friday, February 18, 2011, 09:19
Japan has stopped its annual Antarctic whale hunt before the end of the season.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 17, 2011, 11:29
Australia said Japan had not confirmed it was calling off its controversial whaling mission.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 05, 2011, 19:34
Japanese whalers have faced a fresh
attack by militant activists from the international
organisation Sea Shepherd during an Antarctic mission, a
Japanese whaling body said.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 10, 2010, 09:13
Japan deported a New Zealand activist convicted of assault and obstruction after he attempted to stop the annual Japanese whale hunt.
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