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  • The Extinction of Fin Whale

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    which are found to be in large number. Fin whale is among those mammals that are found in marine life. This type of whale is found in all types of oceans and is a suborder to baleen whales. Fin whale is a very heavy whale. Its weight is estimated to be around 74-75 tones. The weight is not only the only characteristic but its length is also very interesting. A fin whale is said to be the second longest animal of the world in terms of its length as a fish. A fin whale is a beautiful creation of God. Its

  • Crown Of Thorns Starfish Essay

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    The Crown of Thorns Starfish robot (COTSbot) developed by the Queensland University of Technology will kill the crown-of-thorns starfish (COTS) – which is responsible for destroying about 50% of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, Discovery News reports. COTSbot, which operates autonomously, recently performed well on trial test and its creators plan to deploy it in December. Until then, the robot needs to be tested on the reef. HOW IT DETECTS THE PREY In an interview with the BBC, COTSbot researcher

  • Pros And Cons Of Whaling

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    Do you agree with the Norwegian and Japanese position on permitting the hunting of non-endangered species of whales as a cultural exemption? I do not agree with the Norwegian and Japanese position on permitting the hunting of non-endangered species of whales as a cultural exemption because I just don't approve of whaling in general. I can however see their point. For the majority of a population in a village to depend upon whaling as their main income and/or food source would be really difficult

  • Whaling Essay

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    about why killing whales is so bad? Whaling is a cruel and inhumane process of killing whales and should be ban worldwide for good. To start, the whales people are killing off help keep our ecosystem going and without them most fish will die by 2028. Also, whaling isn’t legal in most places and over 1,500 whales are killed illegally through the year. Finally, the whaling process causes certain whales for example the Minke Whale to go more vulnerable than they already are. Whales help our ecosystem

  • Pros And Cons Of Whaling Controversy In Norway And Japan

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    nations across the globe have hunted a variety of animals to provide for their inhabitants’ diets and economies, which for some species has resulted in endangerment or extinction. Several species of whale have become endangered because of the process of whale hunting, and in order to combat excessive whale hunting the International Whaling Comission (IWC) set forth a ban in 1986 to halt the whaling industry (International Whaling Comission, n.d.); however, nations such as Norway and Japan insisted that

  • Stop Whaling Now Essay

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    Norway currently (2008) allows 1,052 minke whales to be hunted commercially for meat each year. Norway has killed over 8,100 whales since the whaling ban began; Japan currently (2008) kills 1,415 great whales from six species each year, for ‘scientific research. The IWC has condemned this as unnecessary and called on Japan to stop their hunts in over 20 separate Resolutions, Iceland killed 200 minke whales between 2003 and 2007 for 'scientific' purposes (WSPA). This is a very disturbing fact because

  • Why Whaling Should Be Banned

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    Whaling is a practice that has been going on for a long time. Whales have provided many different products over the years. Whale fat broken down for oil to light lamps. Whale bones were used at one point to make the hoops in skirts for fancy dresses. Whale meat used for well, meat. Many activists say that whaling is inhumane practice that should be stopped. In fact, commercial whaling is illegal under international law and the only whaling that is allowed for, is scientific research whaling. So,

  • More than 4,000 years ago, Japan was one of the first countries to start whaling, Norway was

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    to start whaling, Norway was another. When whaling first began, every part of the whales were then use: the meat, skin, bones, blubber, and organs. During the Middle Ages, whaling grew in Northern Europe because of whale oil and baleen (also known as whalebone). The oils were used for oil lamps and the baleen was used for corsets and hoop skirts (NG). Japanese culture was founded on the idea of whaling. Eating whale meat is a sacred Japanese tradition that they as a country feel shouldn’t be broken

  • Whaling Persuasive Essay

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    stop illegal practice of whaling because it is inhumane, these whales will go extinct if this continues, and we the international community have already asked for this to stop. The act of commercial whaling is inhumane. Japan says that they are doing ‘scientific research,’ right. Does the researched include all the economic data of how well whale meat sells domestically in Japan, along with all the other projects they make out of the whale carcasses. There can be some understanding that people need

  • Norwegian Whaling Essay

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    International Commission. Many various species of whales have been extinct, and the relatively few whales that remain are extremely vulnerable, and the factors that led to their over-exploitation in the past have not changed. Norway, one of the several countries involved in illegal whaling, has again refused to accept the international moratorium on whaling and has announced that its catch quotas for whales have risen. In 1995 Norwegian whales caught 217 whales out of a quota of 232. In 1996 the quota was