Japanese Whalers Making Big Money on Illegal Whale Meat

Japanese whalers kill whales and sell whale meat illegally

The BP oil spill may have killed a baby whale, but there are much bigger problems for endangered whalesaround the world.

Japanese, Norwegian and Icelandic whalers have been whaling unsustainably and illegally for years despite an international moratorium on whaling. Rather than address this problem with stronger laws and enforcement, the International Whaling Commission (IWC) is discussing lifting the moratorium and replacing it with a whaling quota this week. […continues…]