Crew members aboard the Sea Shepherd vessel "The Bob Barker" (foreground) react as the Japanese whaling vessel Yushin Maru 3 crosses close to its bow during a six-hour long ordeal at close quarters in... more 
Crew members aboard the Sea Shepherd vessel "The Bob Barker" (foreground) react as the Japanese whaling vessel Yushin Maru 3 crosses close to its bow during a six-hour long ordeal at close quarters in the Southern Ocean in this February 23, 2014 Sea Shepherd Australia handout photo. Australia and Japan have for years been at odds over whaling, which was once practiced by much of the world but is now carried out by only a handful of countries. Picture taken February 23, 2014. REUTERS/Simon Ager - Sea Shepherd Australia/Handout via Reuters (ANTARCTICA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT) ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES.THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS less 
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