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Animal Attraction: Victory for Whales

by Stacy Fox

khou.com

Posted on June 28, 2010 at 6:37 AM

The International Whaling Commission’s controversial proposal to legalize commercial whaling has failed.  The proposal, if adopted, would have overturned the 1986 ban on commercial whaling by authorizing whaling by Norway, Iceland, and Japan. It would have also legalized Japan’s whaling in an internationally recognized whale sanctuary around Antarctica, and granted new rights to Japan, Iceland, and Norway to kill whales for commercial purposes.

Read the announcement from The International Fund for Animal Welfare.

Read the statement the World Society for the Protection of Animals

Read the statement from The Humane Society of the United States.
 

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