Whaling hits 15 year high

Date: 1/8/2004

The world’s whaling nations: Japan, Norway and Iceland – all have their fleets at sea at the same time, with their harpoons trained on the the world’s largest marine mammals, for the first time in 15 years.  The International Fund for Animal Welfare states most people think we saved the whale in 1986 when a worldwide moratorium on whaling came into force. Tragically three countries have found ways around the ban and are killing around 1,400 whales a year between them.’

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