From Environment New Service HOBART, Tasmania, Australia, February 4, 2013 (ENS) – The month of January, usually the prime whale catching month for the Japanese whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean, has come and gone without the death… Read More ›
International Whaling Commission
Editor’s Note: Whales are in the news. The following two articles show that perhaps the oceans are not big enough for whales and us. Shipping Traffic in Sri Lanka Injures Blue Whale From the New York Times By ERIK OLSEN… Read More ›
From the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society Although the 63rd International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting in Jersey adopted a proposal by the United Kingdom to clean up the practices of the Commission, less than a day later Japan and its… Read More ›
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.