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Whaling peace talks 'fall short'

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posted on May, 11 2009 @ 10:51 PM
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Whaling peace talks 'fall short'


news.bbc.co.uk

The draft seen by BBC News says that given the complexities and the sensitivities, "it should not come as a surprise that it has thus far not been possible to secure agreement" on the key issues - scientific hunting, small-type coastal whaling and whale sanctuaries.
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posted on May, 11 2009 @ 10:51 PM
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Whaling is such a controversial topic and people on both sides of the issues are very quick to defend their stance. It seems like a deal is in the works that could reduce the number of whales that are harvested each year. Some environmental groups are in favor of this deal, while others oppose anything short of an outright ban on whaling.

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