UN Court Orders Japan to End Antarctic Whale Hunt
"The UN's top court on Monday ordered Japan to end its annual Antarctic whale hunt, saying in a landmark ruling that the program was a commercial activity disguised as science."
How Whaling Works
"Few issues get people more riled up than politics, religion or sports. But the longstanding clash that's evolved over the years about the right to hunt and kill whales -- or the right to stop those who do -- comes close."
Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan: New Zealand intervening)
Japan accepts court ban on Antarctic whaling
"The UN's International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ruled that the Japanese government must halt its whaling programme in the Antarctic."