Nearly 12 months ago a proposal to allow Greenland to increase their permitted whaling rights to include 10 humpback whales per year was rejected. Now humpback whales are back on the radar as the proposal is being resubmitted to the IWC (International Whaling Commission) for further consideration of the proposal for 10 of these beautiful mammals to be caught each year.
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There have been many stories over the last couple of decades warning of fish stock depletion due to over fishing of the world’s oceans, especially with cod. But the reality is that if current practices continue to be used, and at the rate presently seen, one day there will be no fish left in the sea.