The Whale as a Symbol Through TimeSeptember 20, 2008 By admin From a commodity hunted for its bone and blubber to a potent symbol of the environment, the whale has long held value. Read more at BBC News.
Hoare continues to spread the misconception that the 1986 moratorium is responsible for bringing whale populations back from the brink.
His poor research fails to show the historical reality that most threatened species were already protected when the mostly theatrical and futile moratorium was brought in.
Ann Novek says
Even if I’m not a friend of whaling , methinks that anti whalesr are totally in troubled waters when they state that farming is ” humane” compared to whaling.
Just look at this shock video:
Generally speaking, most logical omnivores consider whaling to be more “humane” than farming for reasons you have already agreed to.
That said, the word and concept of “humane” means different things to different people.