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- Can whalers be trusted to save the whales? Papastavrou, Vassili // New Scientist;4/23/94, Vol. 142 Issue 1922, p46
Reports on obstacles facing a Southern Ocean sanctuary for whales proposed by some members of International Whaling Commission. Soviet fraud; Continuation of deception even in presence of ICW observers; Relationship between science and politics; Problem of determining catches; Need for Southern...
- Japan defies an IWC request to stop expansion of its whale harvest. Ruppert, David // World Watch;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p10
Reports that Japanese researchers have defied the request of the International Whaling Commission to stop the expansion of their whale harvest. Banning of commercial whaling in 1986; Provision allowing the harvesting of some whales for scientific purposes.
- Letter from San Diego. Turner, T. // Mother Earth News;Nov/Dec89, Issue 120, p38
Recaps the meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) in San Diego, Calif. in June. Comments by patriarch of the whale savers, Sidney Holt. Figures on whale population; Issues discussed at the meeting.
- Whaling in the Caribbean. Sutherland, Donald // Earth Island Journal;Autumn2001, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p22
Reports that the International Whaling Commission permits the hunting of large whales for aboriginal subsistence in the Caribbean country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Information on the Cartegena Convention; Significant kills of marine mammals in 1999; Comments from Mark Palmer,...
- Japan's `research' whaling draws fire. // Christian Science Monitor;5/13/97, Vol. 89 Issue 117, p14
Reports that on May 12, 1997, the International Whaling Commission (IWC) began its review of Japan's research whaling, a program which was described as being a ploy to conduct banned commercial whaling. What Japan intends to demonstrate to the IWC; Number of minke whales caught by Japanese...
- Korea Abandons "Scientific" Whaling. // Australian Maritime Digest;Aug2012, Issue 214, p1
The article reports on the decision of South Korea to take the advice of the International Whaling Commission and abandon the plans of conducting scientific whaling in 2012.
- A sanctuary for whales? // UNESCO Courier;Feb94, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p31
States that a proposal to establish a Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary in the Antarctic will be adopted prior to this year's meeting of the International Whaling Commission in Mexico. Countries voting against continuing the international moratorium on commercial whaling at the Kyoto, Japan meeting...
- Sharpen the harpoons. Motluk, Alison // New Scientist;10/25/97, Vol. 156 Issue 2105, p12
Reports on the controversy in the International Whaling Commission (IWC) over an Irish proposal to allow limited commercial whaling in coastal waters in exchange for a global whale sanctuary on the open sea and an end to whale hunting for science. Division into opposing camps; Details of the...
- Reduction request. Aldhous, P. // Nature;7/12/1990, Vol. 346 Issue 6280, p93
Reports that the International Whaling Commission has asked Japan to reduce its catch of Dall's porpoise to below 10,000 animals a year. The shortage of whalemeat for the Japanese market has made porpoise meat a precious commodity.