Will Icelandic Whaling Actually be Ended?
A Wildlife Article from All-Creatures.org

Facebook posting, February 7, 2022

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The Icelandic government has publicly signaled an end to Icelandic whaling with the announcement that no new quotas will be issued for an industry with no ongoing economic benefit to the country.

“This is wonderful news for Iceland, whales in its waters, and its world-class whale watching industry,” said Sharon Livermore, Director of Marine Conservation at IFAW.

“The Minister’s thoughtful framing of the situation indicates her government has taken a fresh look at its whaling policy and has come to the same conclusions as the rest of the world. This is an unsustainable, unjustified and unspeakably cruel industry with no place in modern society.”

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