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Whale Done! International Court Ruling Prompts Japan To Halt Awful Whaling Program!

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Now that's what we're talking about!!!

The International Court of Justice in the Netherlands have ruled that Japan's whaling program is NOT scientific, as claimed, and could be defined as commercial whaling.

Japan, in the past, used this scientific angle to explain its hunting and killing of minke, fin, and humpback whales.

Back in 1986 a provision in the ban of commercial whaling said that whales could be killed for scientific purposes which Japan has long exploited, but this ends all of that.

Here's what the chief cabinet secretary of Japan said in a statement:

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Free Willy Makes A Splash On Vine! Let Us Explain The New #Whaling Video Craze HERE!

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First there was the planking trend…

Then, there was owling and Tebowing—with many others to follow!

But now, the latest viral meme craze to hit the internet has to do with Shamu (sort of)!

#Whaling has hit the video sharing site Vine with a splash, and it's continuing to make waves throughout the internet with people acting freer than Willy all over public places!

The majestic movement of arching your back and falling to imitate a whale breaching the surface of the ocean has captured the attention of many—including grandmas, babies, and more!

While we find these videos hysterical, one must properly learn to Whale safely in order to achieve maximum viral vid shares!

Allow us to provide you with a break down of the fishy and flawless movements:

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Japan STOPS Whaling After Clashes With Sea Shepherd

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Chalk this up as a victory for the whales!

The Japanese whaling fleet have suspended its operations after some major clashes in recent days with the Sea Shepherd.

The last 24 hours have been quite intense - the Japanese factory ship rammed the protest ships belonging to the Sea Shepherd, who fight to save the whales that the Japanese ships hunt.

Here's what one protestor wrote:

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Dedicate Aussie Shows To Anti-Whaling!

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Now only are they Red Hot, but their passion for animals is Red Hot too!

The Red Hot Chili Peppers boys are dedicating their Australian shows towards efforts against whaling.

Set to headline Big Day Out, the band will give Sea Shepherd Conservation Society some luv during its tour in the Land of Oz.

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South Korea Wants To Start Whaling For Research

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BOOOOOO!!!

South Korea has appealed to the International Whaling Commission to allow whaling for scientific research. The country wants to exploit a loophole in the 1986 commercial whaling ban that allows whaling for scientific purposes.

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