Japan’s whaling: science or business?

Japan is once again embarking on its controversial annual whaling in the northwest of the Pacific Ocean, Japan’s fisheries agency announced this month. It plans to hunt 304 whales annually with the stated purpose of “scientific research”. What should really be done to protect the whale species? To find out more, Liu Xin was joined […]

China’s Haiyang-6 vessel returns home after research journey

China’s Haiyang-6 vessel returns home after research journey

China’s Haiyang-6 scientific research vessel returned to China on Friday with many achievements and scientific breakthroughs, after conducting geological exploration in waters around the world for a whopping 232 days. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Watch CGTN Live: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2-Aq7f_BwE Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): […]

Exposure to pets may reduce allergies and obesity

Exposure to pets may reduce allergies and obesity

A study at the University of Alberta in Canada found that being exposed to pets early in life may reduce the risk of developing allergies and obesity. Researchers found that babies from families with pets, especially dogs, had higher levels of two t

333 whales killed during Japanese ‘research mission’

333 whales killed during Japanese ‘research mission’

Japanese fishermen have killed more than 333 Minke whales during an annual hunting expedition in the Antarctic. The annual hunt is conducted in the name of “scientific research,” and faces fierce global scrutiny. In 2014, the International Court of Justice ruled that Japan should halt all whaling activities in the Antarctic. Tokyo suspended whaling expeditions […]


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