Whaling

Whaling leaves few people indifferent. From environmentalists who go as far as to risk their lives to demonstrate their opposition, to aboriginal peoples who see a means of reviving their heritage, to nations where consuming whale meat is completely natural, there is a whole host of cultural, social, economic and political arguments. What is the debate really all about?

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Whaling: Hunting in the 21st Century

Whaling: Do whales hunted in the Nordic countries visit the St. Lawrence?

Whaling: Poised to fizzle out?

Whaling around the world

Updated: january 2014 Whaling leaves few people indifferent. From environmentalists who go as far as to risk their lives to demonstrate their opposition, to aboriginal peoples who see a means of reviv...

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Whaling in the St. Lawrence

Updated: january 2014 The St. Lawrence’s reputation as an exceptional location for whales is nothing new. Already in the 16th century, the Basques were crossing the ocean to hunt whales in the G...

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