Ongs call for more effective action against whaling

18 01 2010


In order to strengthen actions against the killing of whales in Antarctica, some 31 organizations of the house Brazilian civil sent an open letter to the diplomat Fábio Vaz Pitaluga, Representative of Brazil to the International Whaling Commission, IWC.

In 1994, the region was considered the Antarctic Whale Sanctuary, the hunters still managed to evade the authorities under the pretext of “scientific research”. The man most responsible for the hunting of whales is Japan and despite being constantly condemned by most countries of the IWC, not terminating the activities.