Norway’s Whaling Woes

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Simon Dring reports on Norway’s recent decision to resume hunting minke whales, in defiance of a moratorium by the International Whaling Commission. Most Norwegians, including some environmentalists, see little problem with a limited harvest from the whale’s stable population. However, Greenpeace says it sets a dangerous precedent for whales everywhere . . . and that Norway’s other claims to environmental awareness are hypocritical.

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