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More whales getting stranded in Osaka Bay amid global warming

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It’s not because of global warming, it’s because of so many countries are testing weapons in the oceans

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masterblasterFeb. 22  10:18 am JST

Osaka Bay sounds like a good place for whaling. Maybe the Japanese whaling boats should leave international waters and head there.

Since July 2019 Japan only hunts whales it's own territorial waters and EEZ. Not in International Waters.

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Could you stop referring to everything that isn't Tokyo as "West Japan"?

People have heard of Osaka.

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There is no whaling of sperm whales these days; there was in the past… doesn’t that clarify it for you?

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fxgai

Yes Wallace, but if you read the article you’ll see that the type mentioned is not that type that Japan still catches.

My comment was a response to your comment

With less whaling going on these days, seems likely that increasing whale numbers is the actual cause.

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Yes Wallace, but if you read the article you’ll see that the type mentioned is not that type that Japan still catches.

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If these whales were found dead at the mouth of the Yodo River and the Sakai area then it's probably because the water is so polluted there.

They could have been sick before.

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Japan continues whaling its domestic waters.

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With less whaling going on these days, seems likely that increasing whale numbers is the actual cause.

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Numbers increasing?? Two whales in two years, one last January and one this January does not sound like an epidemic.

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Osaka Bay sounds like a good place for whaling. Maybe the Japanese whaling boats should leave international waters and head there.

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If these whales were found dead at the mouth of the Yodo River and the Sakai area then it's probably because the water is so polluted there.

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Yasunobu Nabeshima, chairman of an Osaka Museum of Natural History community club, attributed the increase in whales wandering into Osaka Bay to global warming, which has caused the temperature difference between the Pacific Ocean and bay to decline.

Give me a break. Sounds like someone telling you here that we need to save the world by turning our lights off.

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Shouldn’t there be some sort of study instead of a few “experts” or professors just coming out and saying that the cause is global warming?

Yeah, those "experts" wouldn't want to attribute lost whales, sensitive to sea water temperature, to global warming before the deniers are satisfied, eh?

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Shouldn’t there be some sort of study instead of a few “experts” or professors just coming out and saying that the cause is global warming?

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