Welcome to the webquest on the IWC
moratorium on Whaling.
Whaing is a contoversial subject today.
Shows like "Whale Wars" have become
However whaling has been around for
The first great American Novel "Moby
Dick" was based on a Whaler .
Whaling is mentioned in European
History as far back as the 11th century.
Indigenous communites are allowed to
contiune whaling while other countries
are not. Is this fair?
Consider this after World War II almost
50% of Japanese dietary protein came
from whalemeat and the Japanese can
trace their whaling tradition back 1000
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WHALING MORITORIUM WEBQUEST