Sunday, December 30, 2012

Japan whaling fleet leaves port for Antarctica


Japan's whaling research ship 'Nisshin Maru' is seen leaving from Innoshima island port in Hiroshima prefecture, western Japan, on December 28, 2012. Japanese whaling vessels left port bound for the Southern Ocean on their annual hunt for the huge marine mammals, according to a media report and Greenpeace. Japanese whaling vessels left port Friday bound for the Southern Ocean on their annual hunt for the huge marine mammals, a media report and Greenpeace said.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2012-12-japan-whaling-fleet-port-antarctica.html#jCp