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Good news for whales

Good news for whales throughout the world!  Earlier this week, the International Whaling Commission rejected a proposal to overturn the international ban on commerical whaling. For nearly a quarter century, the International Whaling Commission’s moratorium on commercial whaling has helped keep endangered species of whales from being hunted to extinction. The moratorium has been integral to the slow recovery of several species of whale once on the brink of extinction. The U.S. statement at the International Whaling Commission affirmed their… Continue reading