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Ships Collide in Dramatic Antarctic Whaling Clash

A group of radical anti-whaling activists said they were pelted with bloody chunks of whale meat and blubber after their boat collided Friday with a Japanese whaling vessel in a dramatic Antarctic Ocean clash Japan condemned as "unforgivable."It was the second battle this week between the whalers and their foes. No one was injured, but the skirmishes mark the resumption of potentially life-threatening run-ins in a contentious fight that has become an annual fixture in the remote, icy and dangerous waters at the bottom of the world."The situation down here is getting very, very chaotic and very aggressive," activist Paul Watson, captain of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society's vessel, told The Associated Press on Friday by satellite phone.The clashes come as diplomatic efforts to resolve the controversy surrounding Japan's scientific whaling program appear to have stalled.Click here for photos.Japan — which has described the protesters as terrorists — plans to harvest up to 935 minke ...

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  1. Ships collide in Antarctic whaling clash

    Ships collide in Antarctic whaling clashFriday, February 06, 2009 By KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press WriterPrintSYDNEY —  A group of radical anti-whaling activist...

  2. Ships collide in Antarctic whaling clash

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  4. Whale Wars : Boat Sliced in Two in Antarctic Clash

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