Norway raises limit on number of whales hunters can slaughter

Norway raises limit on number of whales hunters can

Watch video · Norway has announced it is raising the number of whales it will allow hunters to slaughter despite an international moratorium on the practice.

Norway raises limit on number of whales hunters can slaughter

Norway has announced it is raising the number of whales it will allow hunters to slaughter despite an international moratorium on the practice. The country has increased its annual quota to 1,278 – up 28 per cent – despite whalers killing just 432 last year, less than half the 999 allowed.

Norway raises limit on number of whales hunters can slaughter

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American Cetacean Society – San Francisco Bay Chapter

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Norway Is About To Begin Controversial Whale Hunt – The Dodo

Hunters shoot whales with grenade harpoons that have spring-loaded «claws» on their tips. When the harpoon hits the whale, it embeds itself deeply in the whale’s flesh – not only does this slowly and painfully kill them, but it’s used to haul their body onto the deck of the whaling vessel.

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May 30, 2018 · Norway raises limit on number of whales hunters can slaughter Country raises annual quota by 28 per cent to 1,278 Norway has announced it is raising the number of whales it will allow hunters to

Whaling in Norway – WDC – us.whales.org

Norway kills minke whales under a self-allocated quota, currently 999 for the 2017 hunting season (up from 880 in 2016, and 1,286 for 2010-2015 inclusive), although the number of whales killed over the years has usually fallen far short of the official quota.

Whaling in Norway – Wikipedia

Whaling in Norway involves subsidized hunting of minke whales for use as animal and human food in Norway and for export to Japan. Whale hunting has been a part of Norwegian coastal culture for centuries, and commercial operations targeting the minke whale have occurred since the early 20th century. Some still continue the practice in the modern day.

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Norway Raises Whaling Quota Despite International Outcry

Every year, several hundred minke whales are harpooned and killed in the waters off Norway — and most of the whales who suffer and die these long, painful deaths are pregnant females. Despite international outcry, Norway just increased the number of minke whales it will allow to be killed this year to 1,278 — up from a quota of 999 last year.