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Whaling Ban

Iceland's Whaling Boats Set Sail Despite Global Moratorium

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 06.30.2015 | World

Iceland's whale hunting season officially kicked off Monday, in defiance of the International Whaling Commission and ongoing public protest. Two ...

They Left Us... Bones

Carl Safina | Posted 08.05.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

We walk around whale jawbones the size of building beams, skulls larger than people, improbable ribs and vertebrae the size of hassocks. It's a garden of death. It is bleak poverty to pick through what others discarded centuries ago, when the now-silent bay should be full of whales.

Mr. President, Don't Give Whalers a License to Kill

Pierce Brosnan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pierce Brosnan

Is it possible that the Obama Administration will capitulate to a proposed plan that permits Japan, Norway, and Iceland to resume commercial whaling? As unlikely as it sounds, the answer is yes.