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In the 18th and 19th centuries, these societies were confronted with the terrors of commercial whaling.Sperm whales have a surprisingly deep—and useful—culture|Ellie Shechet|March 19, 2021|Popular-Science
Legislation passed in the 1970s effectively put a stop to commercial whaling in the United States.50 years ago, U.S. commercial whaling was coming to an end|Jonathan Lambert|March 4, 2021|Science News
It was developed by islanders who from at least the 18th century survived by trading woolen products with the crews on passing cargo, fishing and whaling ships.Sweater weather transports this writer to places like Scotland, Ireland and Norway|Karen Gardiner|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
This whaling drove the global population from perhaps 100,000 to as few as 500 whales in 1920.The secret to helping this resilient whale species lies in its genes|By Emma Carroll/The Conversation|November 2, 2020|Popular-Science
Smith says he’s now trying to determine if human activities, such as whaling, have led to the extinction of any of these unusual creatures.Whales get a second life as deep-sea buffets|Stephen Ornes|October 15, 2020|Science News For Students
His great grandfather sailed from Cape Verde and was involved in the whaling industry of Nantucket Island, Mass.Inside The Growing Organic Halal Movement|Sharon Adarlo|September 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Japanese will have to give up whaling “research” that killed many hundreds of the huge sea mammals each year.Court Rules Japan Can No Longer Slaughter Whales in The Antarctic|Jake Adelstein, Nathalie-Kyoko Stucky|March 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Court concluded that the hunts are actually whaling expeditions, not scientific research as Japan has claimed for many years.Court Rules Japan Can No Longer Slaughter Whales in The Antarctic|Jake Adelstein, Nathalie-Kyoko Stucky|March 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many argued that the feasibility study itself was commercial whaling.Court Rules Japan Can No Longer Slaughter Whales in The Antarctic|Jake Adelstein, Nathalie-Kyoko Stucky|March 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I do have a certain amount of moral discomfort because of the situation with whaling.How to Think With Your Gut|Mindy Farabee|April 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And as for this other thing—the industrial side of it: that's a large order; a whaling big order.The Wreckers|Francis Lynde
The business isn't what it was; in the old days whale-oil was worth a great deal and whaling was a good business.
Well, if the oil is replaced and whalebone has no value, what is to be got out of whaling now, then?
But Portsmouth is not the place for whaling vessels, not one such being there.The Land of Fire|Mayne Reid
Five new whalers are to be added to the whaling fleet of Peterhead next season.