Alternative news
Daily alternative news articles at the News Desk for GrahamHancock.com. Featuring alternative history, science, archaeology, ancient egypt, paranormal & supernatural, environment, and much more. Check in daily for updates!

Author of the Month

To sign up to the Graham Hancock newsletter mailing list, please click here.

February 17 2013

Taxpayers' money keeps Japan's whaling fleet afloat


NOT just cruel, but a waste of money too. Japanese government statistics reveal that the country's whaling fleet makes a loss and has to be subsidised by taxpayers.

According to a report by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), Japan's whaling fleet has been unable to cover its costs since 2006. The Fisheries Agency of Japan has been propping it up with public money, giving 715 million yen ($8.9 million) in 2011.

[Follow article link...]

Post Your Comments and Discuss This Article on our Message Boards!
Back to Previous...
Go to News Desk...

Enjoy the newsdesk? Please tell others about it:

Tweet
Add Graham via his official Twitter and facebook pages.

Site design by Amazing Internet Ltd, maintenance by Synchronicity. Site privacy policy. Contact us.

Dedicated Servers and Cloud Servers by Gigenet. Invert Colour Scheme / Default