Whales off the hook

 作者:梁丘缫     |      日期:2019-03-07 05:17:18
Russia has cancelled its first commercial hunt of beluga whales in 35 years after only ten days, bowing to pressure from anti-whaling campaigners and the US State Department. The Russian government announced in early September that whalers in the Okhotsk Sea would be harvesting up to 200 tonnes of beluga whale meat for sale to Japan. According to the International Fund for Animal Welfare,