Global Issue of Whaling English Discussion Seminar III General Presentation 200611179 Yasuhiro YAMAMOTO ---We are supporti...
Comprehensive example of  the globalization debate;   the Whaling ( 捕鯨 )   problem <ul><li>Environmental & Resource </li><...
What animal are the whale and dolphin  for us?
<ul><li>☞  Fundamental deference  </li></ul><ul><li>of point of view on  Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-whaling side  </li...
<ul><li>Long time ago…  </li></ul><ul><li>Fishing area ------ Local </li></ul><ul><li>Modern era… </li></ul><ul><li>Global...
<ul><li>Decrease of whale / Overfishing </li></ul><ul><li>->  Many kinds are on the Red List (IUCN) </li></ul><ul><li>Fish...
<ul><li>Fisher cannot kill whales in a short time </li></ul><ul><li>->  impose long-time pain to whales </li></ul>☞  Probl...
The Whaling problem is getting   more and more complex! <ul><li>Subjective (Emotional?) diplomatic debate  </li></ul><ul><...
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2006-II EDSIII The Global Issue of Whaling

  1. 1. Global Issue of Whaling English Discussion Seminar III General Presentation 200611179 Yasuhiro YAMAMOTO ---We are supporting Double-side Printing.---
  2. 2. Comprehensive example of the globalization debate; the Whaling ( 捕鯨 ) problem <ul><li>Environmental & Resource </li></ul><ul><li>Academic </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural </li></ul><ul><li>Humanitarian </li></ul><ul><li>… topics are argued for long </li></ul>
  3. 3. What animal are the whale and dolphin for us?
  4. 4. <ul><li>☞ Fundamental deference </li></ul><ul><li>of point of view on Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-whaling side </li></ul><ul><li>“ They are intelligent animals to protect!” </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>… related to Christianity? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Pro-whaling side </li></ul><ul><li>“ Whaling is a traditional culture!” </li></ul><ul><li>  … imposition of Christian sense of value? </li></ul>← A dish of whale meat (Japan)
  5. 5. <ul><li>Long time ago… </li></ul><ul><li>Fishing area ------ Local </li></ul><ul><li>Modern era… </li></ul><ul><li>Globalization of fishing = search for resource </li></ul><ul><li>↓ </li></ul><ul><li>Imbalance of ecosystems </li></ul><ul><li> … at a global level </li></ul>☞ Whales in ocean Environment
  6. 6. <ul><li>Decrease of whale / Overfishing </li></ul><ul><li>-> Many kinds are on the Red List (IUCN) </li></ul><ul><li>Fishing limitation </li></ul><ul><li>--- conflict between Anti- vs. Pro-whaling nations </li></ul><ul><li>Recovery to some extent </li></ul><ul><li>-> strike to ecosystem & fishing </li></ul>つっ つ
  7. 7. <ul><li>Fisher cannot kill whales in a short time </li></ul><ul><li>-> impose long-time pain to whales </li></ul>☞ Problem of Humanity ☞ Suspicion to scientific research … based on sentimental reasons ? <ul><li>“ Do Pro-whaling nations </li></ul><ul><li> perform proper research?” </li></ul>☞ Whaling vs. Whale watching (感情論)
  8. 8. The Whaling problem is getting more and more complex! <ul><li>Subjective (Emotional?) diplomatic debate </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental & Resource </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Academic </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cultural </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Humanitarian …etc </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Global debate with “paradox” </li></ul>Globalization of argument --- NGOs join in Pro-whaling nation A Animal protection NGO X Culture protection NGO Y Anti-whaling nation B

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