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Ocean Alliance - ABOUT OCEAN ALLIANCE
Japan, Norway and Iceland. Each of those three whaling nations exploited a loophole in the IWC agreements that enabled them ... the catastrophe of the mass extinction of whales. All the whaling nations had to do to turn the moratorium into a bonanza ...
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SoundNet - If Adopted, RMS Would Lead Whaling Back to the Dark, Pre-Moratorium Days
The report, in short, finds that pro-whaling nations have ... whaling; the ban went fully into effect in 1986. Most whaling nations honored the moratorium and phased out their whaling operations. However, Iceland and Japan have defied the moratorium by whaling ...
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Ocean Alliance - WHALE CONSERVATION INSTITUTE - Conservation
Misconception number 1: 'Whales have been saved.' The moratorium on whaling is not a fool-proof solution. Policy does not always equate with practice. There ... in Norway, Japan, and the former Soviet Union. Controlled whaling, which whaling nations are working towards, is an unrealistic dream which cannot be achieved. Whaling is not the only human danger to the ...
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SoundNet - Whaling - A Bloody Business
The IWC has an interesting history. It was founded in 1946 by the world’s 14 largest whaling nations to manage whale stocks. This was primarily an economic and not a conservation role, and was basically a whaling version of OPEC. An attempt to maximize profits from whaling whilst ...
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Whaling in the Old Days
"LIVING OFF THE SEA, Minke Whaling in the North East Atlantic", February 1994. Whaling in the Old Days The ... of a new and expansive era in industrial whaling. New whaling grounds were discovered as the old ones ... whaling ground, and Norway and England the greatest whaling nations of the time. But after the Second World War the Soviet Union and Japan took over to an increasing extent. The whaling ...
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High North News 11/96 - Aboriginal Subsistence Whalers Under Attack: New Front in the War Against Whaling
US to give the impression that the tribe was split on the question of whaling. The hardcore anti-whaling nations, Australia, New Zealand, the UK and the Netherlands, adopted these NGO’s ... with nationally produced foodstuffs without making use of the commercial distribution network. The anti-whaling nations realise that if they deny the Grennlanders the right to utilise an important local ...
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Marine Connection
Mammal Conventions Publications & Papers Contact Us Links SIGN UP FOR MC E-NEWSLETTER Whaling The worlds' whale populations have been systematically targetted and more than 1 million ... International Whaling Commission meeting, with anti-whaling nations being unable to halt No.1 hunter Japan. Japan went home without any votes or resolutions against it and Iceland continues its commercial whaling ...
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WWF - International Whaling Commission (IWC)
Membership There are currently 79 countries. The current membership of the IWC is approximately evenly divided between whaling and non-whaling nations, resulting in a political deadlock which makes it impossible to secure the ľ majority of votes needed to make major changes. Realities Whaling is ...
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WWF - A History of the International Whaling Commission (IWC)
Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, which was signed by 22 nations in 1931. However, some of the major whaling nations, including Germany and Japan, did not join and 43,000 whales were killed that same year. International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling ...
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Whaling
According to Australian officials, this is unacceptable. "There is no scientific justification for ... we must reign in the whaling industry. We cannot keep harvesting these creatures at such a rate – either for food or for research. "According to the United Nations, the world's ...
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