JAPAN; and Whaling [first written in 2002]
A short essay
Published & Distributed through SMASHWORDS
Cover art by author
Quite recently the Japanese were exposed as the world’s worst practice when it comes to issues of over-fishing. Being serious predators in terms of their tuna catch not being compliant to signatory obligations related to the world fishing regulatory council. In that they have been allowed over the last twenty or so years an unrepresentative figure far & above what they should actually be importing into Japan.
All largely unreported and allowed to go ahead even by most western nations in almost full compliance. Why?