Legalize Whaling (a Little), Some Conservationists Say

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: June 26, 2008   View Article

Could a little legalized commercial whale hunting actually help save the animals? That’s one idea floating around this year’s meeting of the International Whaling Commission in Santiago, Chile.

The still unofficial proposal involves backing off a 22-year-old moratorium that bans all but a small amount of whaling for scientific and sustenance purposes.

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