Laos has agreed to join the International Whaling Commission at Japan's request, and is very likely to support Tokyo's pro-whaling campaign. Yet Laos is landlocked and has no whaling interests. On the second part of today's Underreported
, we look into allegations that Japan is plying poorer countries with aid...in exchange for pro-whaling votes in the upcoming IWC
meeting in Alaska. Joel Reynolds
, Marine Mammals Expert for the NRDC
, joins us.