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- Monica Medina U.S. Commissioner to the International Whaling Commission, Commerce Department Principal Deputy Under Secretary at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA.)
- Fred O'Regan President & CEO of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)
- Karsten Klepsvik the Norwegian Commissioner to the International Whaling Commission
- Chris Palmer Author of "Shooting in the Wild," Director of the Center for Environmental Filmmaking at American University's School of Communications and a wildlife filmmaker.
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