My reply to Snaefugl:
Snaefugl, I’m a bit rusty right now re the whaling issue, but I support the ” Compromise Solution” , that is supported as well by the 3 biggest NGOs in the World, Greenpeace; WWF and PEW Environment Group. They support limited hunting on Minke whales.
Minke whales have been downgraded on the Redlist and according to WWF ” one of the few lights in the dark tunnel in the loss of biodiversity”.
My main concern why I support whaling is that THE WHALES ARE FREE ANIMALS NOT PENNED UP IN GESTATION CRATES OR INDOORS NEVER SEEING THE DAYLIGHT. THEY ROAM AROUND IN THE OCEANS AND ARE HAPPY!
OK, killing methods could be better!
The hunt is sustainable.
Re the Fin whales, the situation is a little more complicated. There are about 45 000 Fin Whales where the Icelanders hunt. OK, taking 7 whales , wouldn’t have any impact on the population, but I advise you to think over the situation again. Stockpiling Fin whale meat in Japan is not much fun.
My advice, hunt Minkes in a small sustainable way ( hey, can you eat cow , you can eat a whale beef) , but reconsider or think very carefully about the scientific community about the Fin whale hunt.
You’re very welcome with a reply!
Yes you are right; a bit hesitant, I can admit that. But you see, why shouldn’t I, having to watch all the damages the so called environmentalists cause every year by disturbing and threataning. Big nations like the US and EU threat us almost every year, and refuse to listen to our very well thought arguments. We don’t have a change resisting the propaganda power based more on feelings than sensable or scientific arguments.
Thanks Snaefugl for coming by my blog, keep in touch , there will come more about whales!