Welcome to the webquest on the IWC moratorium on Whaling.
Whaing is a contoversial subject today.
Shows like "Whale Wars" have become more popular.
However whaling has been around for centuries.
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 years.

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