7/7/10 Update on Peter Bethune Trial: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/08/world/asia/08whaling.html?_r=1 UPDATE: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/23/AR2010062300810.html?hpid=moreheadlines By Charmaine Coimbra Part 3 of 3 Part 1 begins at https://neptune911.wordpress.com/2010/05/28/whales-and-us-or-whats-all-the-fuss/ Genesis: 1:21 And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly,… Read More ›
Internatioanl Whaling Commission
Whales and whale hunters follow humankind’s voyage thru the ages. Whale meat and the byproducts of its blubber, bones and baleen made the great cetacean an optimum kill. Whale hunts grew from primitive beaching techniques to today’s factory ships, or death ships as named by conservationists.
en whale watchers sight a nearby whale they either scream in excitement and capture the beast with cameras, or fire off a harpoon cannon and land an exploding harpoon into the surfacing cetacean then tow it in for harvesting.
Two camps. Two points of view. One whale of a controversy.
IWC makes little progress during recent gathering in Portugal
Denmark requests right to hunt humpback whales at IWC
Japan continues whale and dolphin slaughter for meat. BlueVoice.org says the meat is unfit for consumption.