Whaling threatens the already endangered whale
population of the world
Australia has around 30 species of whales that can
5 whale species, the Humpback, Blue, Fin, Sei and
southern right whales are considered to be threatened
species. The blue, humpback , sie and fin whales are
fully protected by the IWC ( International Whaling
Whale meat is bad for humans and can makes us sick
It is part of the Japanese culture
They like sea food
The sale price of whale meat has dropped significantly
since 1999 from about $15 a pound to $12
In Japan, whale burgers are as cheap as $3.00 and
people continue to eat them.
The Australian government must act to stop the
Japanese from whaling for so called “scientific
reasons”. The government has not done enough to stop
this massacre but instead the hard work has been left
for the anti-whaling organisation that operate around
the world. These organisations will need all the
support they can get to maximise their effort in saving
The damage caused to the whale population must be
undone. For this to happen, whaling must be ceased
immediately. It will take a long time for the recovery of
the whale populations but its better than nothing.
The government of Australia should work
cooperatively with the anti-whaling organisations for
any real effect to take place. Simply telling the Japanese
to not kill whales has not worked in the past and could
continue to fail in the future.
Greenpeace is an independent organisation that works
for the conservation and protection of the environment.
They have set many campaigns to help and protect the
world we live in, including protecting our plant and
The Sea Shepherd conservation society has acted to
save our whales with ‘Operation Musashi. They use the
Steve Irwin to intercept Japanese Whalers and prevent
them from causing any harm.
It is very easy to support anti-whaling organisation on the
Here are a few example of organisation which help save
whales, that you and your friends can support.
There are many other organisation which help protect these precious species
which are not listed, show your support and help save our whales.
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And some thanks to Jason Bellchambers