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Japan’s controversial proposal which could have ended global ban on commercial whaling fails

Florianopolis, Brazil – 14 September 2018 – A controversial proposal by Japan to effectively end the global ban on commercial whaling has failed after being voted down by conservation-minded countries at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting, prompting Japan to suggest they may quit the forum in future if they do not get their way.

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