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Whaling presentation

  1. 1. By: Joseph Raffoul<br />Whaling presentation<br />
  2. 2. What is whaling?<br />Whaling refers to the hunting and killing of whales by humans for their resources. The slaughter of these giant mammals for their meat, bone, oil and blubber<br />
  3. 3. 400 whales are killed every year and 7 of the 13 species of great whales are still endangered<br />
  4. 4. describe the geographical processes related to the issue<br />Finding their locations in order to capture them. If the whales follow migratory patterns, the whalers may use these previous migratory patterns to determine their locations.<br />
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  6. 6. identify individuals, groups and governments involved in the issue<br />The main individuals that are involved with the process of whaling are the Japanese people. They travel out on boats and catch the whales and they use its different parts of its body for different things. E.g. selling the whale meat to supermarkets.<br />
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  8. 8. Reactions<br />Project Jonah are an organisation in Australia that raise public awareness to stop whaling<br /> Greenpeace also help abolish whaling by stopping the Japanese from killing whales.<br />Also WWF is also raising awareness to society<br />
  9. 9. Conflict resolutions<br />Greenpeace are placing two boats at site of most whaling incidents, these boats are being used to stop the Japanese from killing the whales.<br />Also the Russians are imprisoning many of the Greenpeace activists.<br />
  10. 10. Greenpeace campaign<br />
  11. 11. analyse different perspectives in relation to the issue<br />The Japanese have a perspective that killing and using whales for different processes is the right thing to do.<br />On the other hand Greenpeace have a perspective that whaling is the wrong thing to do and that it must be stopped immediately.<br />
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  13. 13. evaluate contemporary management practices related to the issue in terms of ecological sustainability<br />Currently Greenpeace are creating a number of different campaigns encouraging others to stop whaling . Also Greenpeace are sending out small boats that travel to the site of whaling and rescue the whale.<br />
  14. 14. Statistics<br /><ul><li>1,400 whales are killed every year
  15. 15. 25,000 whales have been killed for commercial purposes since 1986
  16. 16. 7 of the 13 species of great whales are still endangered! </li></li></ul><li>
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  19. 19. Bibliography<br />http://wwf.panda.org/what_we_do/endangered_species/cetaceans/threats/whaling/whales_killed/<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehLp4DC90x0<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mt77FnQO6YE<br />http://www.actnow.com.au/Issues/Whaling.aspx<br />http://www.greenpeace.org/australia/en/<br />

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