31 May '13, 10pm

Hellooo, Iceland! Please Stop Killing and Trading in Endangered Whales

Hellooo, Iceland! Please Stop Killing and Trading in Endangered Whales

Iceland’s President is in Portland, Maine today giving the keynote address at Maine’s International Trade Day. I’d love to talk about trade with President Grimsson. I’d love to ask why Iceland is tarnishing its image as a progressive nation by flouting international law to kill hundreds of whales and export thousands of tons of whale meat to Japan. Iceland is about to resume killing endangered fin whales after a two year hiatus – and continues to kill minke whales – in spite of the global ban on commercial whaling. Worse, it then trades the whale meat and products with Japanese manufacturers who, according to recent reports , turn that endangered whale meat into luxury dog treats . That’s why NRDC, the Animal Welfare Institute, and other animal protection and conservation groups ran this ad in the Portland Daily Sun: And that’s why groups are rallying – with giant inflatab...

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