THE government of Iceland recently resumed commercial whaling, contravening a 20-year international moratorium instigated by the International Whaling Commission (IWC). Iceland's ministry of fisheries announced permission for the commercial hunting of 30 mink and nine-fin whales. Fin whales fall under the Red list of endangered species.

It took just five votes to shake the very edifice of the International Whaling Commission IWC . Voting 25 20 in favour of setting up a controversial committee, the North dominated anti whaling faction drastically altered the IWC mandate from that of sc

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