Though conservationists worldwide have urged against the hunt, Japan has sent a whaling fleet into the Antarctic to kill 333 minke whales over the next three months for the purposes of “scientific research,” a claim actively disputed by other nations. What do you think?


“Conservationists never recommend killing anything.”

Tim Lovell • Binocular Sizer

“To brush off a global outcry like that, you have to really enjoy it.”

Martin Mulalley • Silt Sifter

“We’ll see who’s outraged when all that top-notch whale research comes in.”

Betty Gould • Ransom Appraiser