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This is happening even as ice-dependent minke whales struggle, and Adelie and chinstrap penguin numbers plummet at nearby colonies.
Japan’s whaling fleet last year reported killing 333 minke whales, with plans to cull about 4,000 whales over the next 12 years under a quota set by the Institute of Cetacean Research in Tokyo.
Iceland, too, hunts minke whales for profit—even though Icelanders are eating less whale meat than ever before.
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First Known Use: 1939See Words from the same year
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