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Why Japanese decision to commercial whaling to resume can be an advantage for whales
Animals Japan announced a month ago that they are out of the International whaling commission (IWC) will steps and commercial whaling to resume. A decision that a lot of booing from critics aroused. Unjustified, say conservationists now: “There will in fact not change a lot”.

It is according to Patrick Ramage, walvisspecialist at the International Fund for animal Welfare, rather unlikely that Japan even more whales will catch than it already did. The country had after all, on some whale species when it still was a member of the International whaling commission. That happened legally and on a large scale. So did Japan have a clause to scam who allowed the country minke whales was allowed to grow, capture and killing for scientific purposes. Then meat was sold. But also the wild whales in international waters were repeatedly victims of scientific research. the

Japanese scientists claimed that the research was necessary to the diet, and the average age of the animals to determine. But critics studies have always rejected. It would be a poor excuse for what in reality is commercial whaling.

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After a lot of bickering about the virtue and vice of the whaling and scientific research to the animals, decided to Japan eventually to get out of the IWC. However, Japan will abide by the international laws. That means that the jachtdomein is not greater than the own coast: a benefit for many whale species.

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