Japanese survey whaling decided to terminate, receiving Sea Shepherd's disturbance activities

Beginning in 1987, in recent years, Japan's research whaling, which had been undergoing terrorist attacks by anti-whaling group "Sea Shepard", was whaling, but due to the activation of disturbing activities, it was decided to terminate.

Last year I took a body scoring on the Japanese whaling ship "2nd Shannamaru"At that time the latest disturbing ship "Ady Gil" was wrecked and so onThis year, however, the damage of the Japanese whaling ship side is also great, and it is said to be the result of considering the safety of the crew and others.

Note that the above imageSea Shepherd's latest type of obstructive ship "Gojira (Godzilla)"is.

Details are as below.
Survey whaling: obstructive discontinuation schedule 1 month left - daily jp (Mainichi Newspaper)

Asahi.com (Asahi Shimbun): Survey Whaling Censoring Agriculture and Fisheries Philosophy by Sea Shepherd Disturbance - Society

Discontinue the research whaling in this season, cut it up ... With anti-whaling intervention: Society: YOMIURI ONLINE (Yomiuri Shimbun)

Discontinuation of whale whistle due to disturbance of Sea Shepard Kanano Agriculture and Water Minister "Protecting the life of the crew" - MSN Sankei News

According to the Mainichi Shimbun and Asahi Shimbun, Yomiuri Shimbun, and Sankei Shimbun newspaper reported that the research whaling conducted in the Antarctic Ocean, Michihiko Shikano, the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in a press conference held after today's cabinet meeting, (4 ships) to return home.

This is because the whaling became impossible due to the disturbance activities by "She Shepard", and the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said, "Although interfering activities are not permitted in any way, there is a risk of ship safety and the life and property of crew members threatening , I decided to make an inevitable decision, I am hoping for a safe return home. "The survey whale fleet who received the instructions said that he began his return home.

The disturbing activity against the whaling fleet of this term started in early January and on February 9, the protest ship "Godzilla" of the Australian flag ship got abnormally close to the fleet's mother ship "Nisshin Maru" , Flashing bullets, ignited parachute signal bullets and other parts of the deck of Nisshin Maru has been damaged, the Japanese government has issued a damage report to Australia, which is the base of operation of Sea Shepherd.

By the way, since research whaling started in 1987, censoring on the way was only in 1999 when a fire occurred in a fleet, this time the first censorion caused by obstruction was the first time. The agriculture, forestry and fisheries minister of Foreign Affairs and Fisheries Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said on the survey whaling next year, "We must judge comprehensively."

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