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whaling

verb
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Sailors on 18th and 19th-century whaling ships (A) were well fed; (B) faced constant danger; (C) were highly paid.
The whaling association surveyed stocks at wholesalers and whale meat processors nationwide at the end of last November.
They believe resurrecting their whaling tradition would revive the tribe's sagging spirit.
For the first time, Norway's whaling boats will sail without a government inspector aboard.
The 54th annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC), the whales' own "United Nations" of 45 member countries, was held in Japan.
IFAW today warned that despite growing international concern, Japan seems likely to increase the numbers of whales it takes each year for "scientific research" under an IWC loophole which allows scientific whaling, but no commercial whaling.
The Fisheries Agency said Tuesday it will continue research whaling next year on three species, including Bryde's and sperm whales that are protected under U.
While remaining opposed to commercial whaling, we are committed to ensuring that the new management scheme for whaling developed by the IWC is as strong as possible.
A new study floats a surprising explanation: These creatures became choice entrees for killer whales after industrial whaling wiped out the great whales that killer whales had been eating.
A five-vessel Japanese research whaling fleet will return home on Thursday with a catch of 88 whales from its Aug.
All of the information is logged into records that are updated daily by Schulman-Janiger, who forwards the information to the National Marine Fisheries Services and the International Whaling Commission.
It's amazing that any cetaceans survived the savage onslaught of worldwide whaling, which reached its zenith with the fast steam boats and exploding harpoons of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
REYKJAVIK, Iceland, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- As the International Whaling Commission (IWC) prepares to meet in Kyoto, Japan, on Monday, May 10 to Friday, May 14, Iceland today called for a lifting of the moratorium on whaling because "the principles on which it was imposed no longer apply".
As the International Whaling Commission prepares to convene in London on Monday for its annual meeting, two measures condemning commercial whale hunting are before the U.
Hunting and consumption of marine mammals continues in Japan despite an international moratorium on commercial whaling.