'South Korea tightens rules to combat illegal whaling'

Posted on December 30, 2010

Today (3rd January), an item was posted on the BBC news web-site titled ‘South Korea tightens rules to combat illegal whaling’.

‘… South Korea says it is tightening rules to combat illegal whaling.

Although commercial whale hunting is banned in the country, the trading of whales that are found dead is still legal.

The new rules will require fisherman to report to police immediately if they discover dead whales in their nets or washed ashore …’

Read the item at www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12106125

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