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Source: New York Times

Japan: Whaling Group Suffers Financial Loss
By MARTIN FACKLER
Published: October 2, 2012

The Institute of Cetacean Research, the government group that operates Japanís widely criticized research whaling, suffered a nearly crippling financial blow last year when its annual hunt in the Antarctic Ocean was disrupted by an environmental group, a Japanese newspaper reported Tuesday. It said the institute suffered a loss of $20.5 million, requiring additional financing from the government. The newspaper said the group, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, limited the whaling fleetís catch to 172 whales, or one-third of its take the year before. The institute relies on the sale of whale meat to finance a large part of its operations, experts say.


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