Scientific research whaling is one of the most hotly debated points of contention between anti-whaling forces and those few remaining states that seek to resume commercial whaling.
Schiffman, Howard S.
"Scientific Research Whaling In International Law: Objectives And Objections,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 8
, Article 12.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol8/iss2/12