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    Written Assignment Unit 6 For the exemption for whaling issue, you will answer the following: Questions for Discussion: 1. Do you agree with the Norwegian and Japanese position on permitting the hunting of non-endangered species of whales as a cultural exemption? I disagree with the Norwegian and Japanese position on permitting the hunting of non-endangered species of whales as a cultural exemption. However, my disagreement is based on my personal value of unnecessary killing of whales. Many people may hold a similar view on this, but not everyone agrees with it. The people whose food and income source are depending on hunting whales may disagree with it. I can understand the desperation of small fishing villages trying to survive and generate income to support their families, however, a cultural habit should not be a legitimate excuse for exemption, even though I do respect other cultures. In addition, there is a great possibility that some cultural elements are changeable as long as the people are willing to accept the changes, and in addition, they need to have…

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    about poop it may be hard to see the relevance in your life…But hopefully by the end you’ll become as obsessed as I am. Whaling is the practice or industry of hunting and killing whales for their oil (also called train oil), meat, or whalebone for over a thousand years. Meat and oil from these whales is sold in Japanese, Norwegian, and Icelandic food markets or given away free or sold at low prices to schools and hospitals to encourage the consumption of whale meat and the usage of train oil.…

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    The Whaling Industry

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    The definition of whaling in the dictionary is “the practice or industry of hunting and killing whales for their oil, meat, or whalebone.” Whaling has been around for centuries, some evidence even showing whaling being practiced as far back as 6,000 B.C. So in other words, whaling has been around for thousands of years. In the 17th century whaling had truly been materialized into an industry. For the next two centuries, the whaling industry had skyrocketed, making it a highly competitive…

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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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    about the controversy of whaling still going on the news, but usually about Japan doing it for scientific research. I’m surprised to learn that Norway does it also, but openly defying the ban by having it done commercially. Is something wrong if most of the world agree is wrong, or is it justified because it is a tradition? Can science justified if something is wrong or good? Does the world has right to tell a country that what they’re doing is wrong and can they force it to stop? These are…

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    The illegal hunting of Whales (Whaling) - Ella Stallwood Whaling is a practice utilized today which is used to chase down whales that are used for multiple reasons, however it is making numerous whale species end up jeopardized or beginning to be totally wiped out. A few reasons whales are hunted include the production of oil which is used to create candles, skincare and cosmetic items. They can likewise produce food including cooking oil, margarine and meat which makes burgers and other…

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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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    Whaling Research Paper

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    number of whaling countries to only three - Japan, Norway, and Iceland. All three of these nations claim that whaling is an important cultural activity worthy of an exemption from a global ban on whaling. This paper will focus on Norway and Japan. Cultural activities can be defined in many ways, and it is wise to be cautious when considering the cultural importance of an activity deemed as unacceptable by the rest of the world. First, the activity should be specific to the country or group that…

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    Arguments Against Whaling

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    important thing to consider in our daily lives. Sometimes we must put aside our own worries and beliefs in order to help improve society as a whole. One particular topic that some might say blurs the lines of the common good is whaling. The issue here is whether or not whaling is justifiable in today’s society, can people who are for and against whaling come together and work towards the common good? Organisations such as the International Whaling Commission which are against whaling and…

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    Whaling Should Be Banned

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    whales as a cultural exemption. Many countries were founded on whaling including the United States. Whales provided a large resource of food, fuel and luxuries such as perfume. It is still a part of the United States ' culture as there are Native American tribes who still hunt to this day as part of their culture. If you take a moral stance against non-endangered whale hunting then you would have to take offense at all meat consumption. It equals the same thing. There is commercial and cultural…

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