The Future of Commercial Whaling
Courtesy Sierra Club/Counterpoint; from "Shooting in the Wild" by Chris Palmer.
Many countries and environmentalists want the ban on hunting whales more strictly enforced. Whaling nations want it eased. A look at the International Whaling Commission's compromise "peace plan" and what it means to the future of the industry and the marine mammal.
Author of "Shooting in the Wild," Director of the Center for Environmental Filmmaking at American University's School of Communications and a wildlife filmmaker.
the Norwegian Commissioner to the International Whaling Commission
President & CEO of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)
U.S. Commissioner to the International Whaling Commission, Commerce Department Principal Deputy Under Secretary at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA.)