Politics of Whaling (2001)

Film details

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    2001

  • Type

    Television

Synopsis

Reports on efforts being made by Japan to garner the support of poor nations to boost its pro-whaling position in the international arena. Despite widespread condemnation from environmental groups and many governments, Japan is determined to pursue its policy of so-called `scientific whaling' and vigorously argues the case for `sustainable use' in the international forum of the International Whaling Commission and Convention on the Trade in Endangered Species.

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