WHALES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WHALES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Court orders stay on Japanese Antarctic whaling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57752671-68/japan-whaling-program-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57752671-68/japan-whaling-program-court.html.csp">Court orders stay on Japanese Antarctic whaling</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOBY STERLING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T07:22:12.817-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 07:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Hague, Netherlands • The International Court of Justice on Monday ordered a temporary halt to Japan’s Antarctic whaling program, ruling that it is not for scientific purposes as the Japanese government had claimed. Australia had sued Japan at the U.N.’s highest court for resolving disputes between nations in hopes of ending whaling in the icy Southern Ocean. Reading a 12-4 decision by the court’s 16-judge panel, Presiding Judge Peter Tomka said Japan’s program fails to justify the large numb...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577526712014-03-31T07:22:12.817-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-31T07:22:12.817-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57752671@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 07:22:12 MDT