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Origin of whaling
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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.
His great grandfather sailed from Cape Verde and was involved in the whaling industry of Nantucket Island, Mass.
The Japanese will have to give up whaling “research” that killed many hundreds of the huge sea mammals each year.
The Court concluded that the hunts are actually whaling expeditions, not scientific research as Japan has claimed for many years.
Many argued that the feasibility study itself was commercial whaling.
I do have a certain amount of moral discomfort because of the situation with whaling.
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.