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    1 INTRODUCTION Recently, a lot of concern has been raised from various parts of the world regarding the cruelty associated with the modern method of dolphin hunting called “drive hunting” introduced in 1969. According to the survey, more than 85% of ordinary Australians believe that dolphin hunting is a cruel practice. Dolphin hunting is still practiced in Japan in the town of Taiji with an intervention of high-technology equipment to drive the dolphins towards the coast. The only established and well-recognised international organisation responsible for the protection and welfare of cetaceans is the International Whaling Commission (IWC). Even though IWC aims to protect a variety of cetaceans, it fails to protect small cetaceans such as dolphins…

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    1. Do you agree with the Norwegian and Japanese position on permitting the hunting of non-endangered species of whales as a cultural exemption? No. I do not believe that any country in the world should be able to hunt whales, especially if a large majority of the world disagrees with the practice. In the 1960 's the International Whaling Committee (IWC) tried to manage the commercial hunting of whales but realized that they needed a complete ban to prevent extinction. Whales are very slow to…

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    Michael Brooks 4/4/17 ENG 102 International Whaling Argument International whaling has a long history of being dangerous to ocean life. Many people do not realize that it is still a modern issue and has not slowed down. Certain countries like Japan and Norway have a bad reputation for the significant slaughter of whales. Factors such as low numbers and very slow reproduction rate play huge role also. This is causing an uproar in most places of…

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    Whaling has been a Native American tradition for over 2,000 years, incidentally the International Whaling Commission and many other nongovernmental organizations are trying to change that tradition. These types of organizations such as Greenpeace, IWC, and NAMMCO, entail transnationalist views. Whereas on the other hand, states like Japan, Norway, and Iceland, have nationalist perceptions. The transnationalist argument against whaling mainly deals with animal rights and also the impact on the…

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    hunted for their meat, oils and bones. They were also turned into shoe polishes, margarines, dog foods, and tennis racket strings. Coastal species in Europe, and then in North America declined to an extremely low level. Species such as the humpback, fin, right, blue, sei, bowhead, and the sperm whales were hunted to the brink of extinction due to the increase in demand (Lang “Detailed Discussion…”). Laws were put into effect to protect the environment that can be separated into three sections…

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    Exemption Question 1 Do you agree with the Norwegian and Japanese position on permitting the hunting of non-endangered species of whales as a cultural exemption? Yes, I agree that the Norwegians and Japanese have sovereignty for cultural whaling, depending on their proposed method of hunting whales. The Levin Institute (n.d.) reported that “The whales that the two countries sought to hunt were not considered endangered...”. Should Norway and Japan assume that it's open season on whales not…

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    Introduction: D is an 11-year-old boy who has just finished the fifth grade. He is the child of a friend who goes to school in a neighboring district. Due to the fact that school has already released for the summer, and my placement out of the classroom this year, it was necessary to reach out to a student within the middle school range who was known to me, but not in an educational relationship. D has tested as high average in informational text and literature and high in vocabulary use and…

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    Whaling has existed throughout many different cultures through many different eras. It has been, in the past, a largely profitable commercial business for many years that many nations would partake in including Norway, Iceland, Greenland and Japan. It became evident that the continuation of whaling on a commercial scale would soon lead to the extinction of the species and that forms of regulation needed to be created to prevent the loss of these mammals. Through regulation was seen to be needed,…

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    characteristics they have acquired over their 55-60-million-year evolution including echolocation ability and complex social organisation (Hof, Chanis, & Marino, 2005) have created great belief that this order contains some of the most intelligent animals (Simmonds, 2006), with the suggestion that they are second to humans in terms of general intelligence (Reiss & Marino, 2001). Modern cetacean brains are among the largest of all mammals in terms of both general size and in relation to body…

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    the cove off, they leave them there till the next morning. Then dolphin trainers come and select the dolphins they want for the dolphinariums. They are primarily looking for bottlenose dolphin, they’re looking for flipper, so they collect young females. Then they are flown all over the world. Taiji is the largest supplier of dolphins to marine parks and swim dolphin programs around the world. The dolphin drives begins in September and go through March. The Taiji Whale Museum broker make deals…

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