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So Japan Can't Hunt Whales Anymore? That Doesn't Mean They're Safe


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So Japan Can't Hunt Whales Anymore? That Doesn't Mean They're Safe

Philip Hoare

Flying high over the Derwent, our tiny aircraft, bound for the Tasmanian south-west wilderness, almost tipped its wings in salute. Far below us, heading for its honorary home port in Hobart after another season spent in the Southern Ocean combating the Japanese whalers, was the Bob Barker, Sea Shepherd's flagship, "back from saving our whales", said Fin, our young pilot.