Academic Year 2007-2008

Event Title

Stacking the Deck: Japan, the International Whaling Commission, and the Resumption of Commercial Whale Harvests

Disciplines

Asian History | Japanese Studies | Marine Biology

Description

For this talk, Keith explored the politics behind efforts by a few countries to legitimize whaling despite the International Whaling Commission’s moratorium on commercial whaling. The moratorium has helped endangered whale populations to rebuild but certain nations continue to harvest whales.

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Stacking the Deck: Japan, the International Whaling Commission, and the Resumption of Commercial Whale Harvests

For this talk, Keith explored the politics behind efforts by a few countries to legitimize whaling despite the International Whaling Commission’s moratorium on commercial whaling. The moratorium has helped endangered whale populations to rebuild but certain nations continue to harvest whales.