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What is the point of not letting the Japanese hunt whales? Japan is the world’s largest consumer of whale meat (Shimbuu 1). As you might already be able to tell, I am not a big whale activist. If these whales were an endangered species, I would feel they had a right to be protected. These whales which are being hunted are not endangered, though, and I feel they are fair game. This paper will cover many topics that support Japanese...
Whaling is an activity that has been going on for quite some time right now. In fact, it is an activity that has been recorded as far as 5,000 years ago! This means that, to some populations of our planet, this is already a tradition. But then again, whaling is the practice of hunting whales, and that always involves the endangerment of a species of things aren’t done properly. Whaling has sparked a lot of debate, and in this article...
Killing whales for food has been happening for millennia. But it was commercial whaling – turning whales into barrels of oil for profit – that led to the wholesale destruction of most of the world’s populations of big whales. The loss of whales from our oceans is the same story as overfishing of big fish – sharks, tuna, cod and others. It’s a tragedy for the species and has immense knock on effects across the ocean. We know that whales...