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Stop whaling

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ZY Jiang

on 11 September 2012

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Transcript of Stop whaling

STOP WHALING Linda Jiang Why do people engage in the activity of whaling? In the 19th century, whaling industry was one of the most prominent businesses in America. Hundreds of ships setting out from ports, mostly in New England, roamed the globe, bringing back whale oil and other products made from whales. Whales were treasured for their blubber which could be turned to oil for lanterns, since little to no other sources of light were available whale blubber became a Cash crop in some sense.

While American ships created a highly organized industry, the hunting of whales had ancient roots. 1. Oil for lighting in 19th century After Japan's defeat in World War II when there is a lack of food source in the country and people were hungry, whale meat became an important source of the protein in Japan.

In research, whale meat are totally different form cultivated mass-production of beef/pork, it has less residue, lower fat, lower cholesterol, more mineral, more vitamins. 2. Lack of food bgs How can we stopping whaling? What should we do for stopping whaling? Why do we need to stop whaling? Topic I think this is about facts! "No one has the right to criticize the food culture of another people," said Matayuki Komatsu of Japan's Fisheries Agency.
People can choose what they want to eat. Different
perspectives of whaling According to the period after World War II, Japanese learned how to whaling and that eating whale meat became a part of Japan's culture.
3.Other reasons Whale oil lamp of the 18/19th century Whale meat sashimi Canned whale meat. Traditional activities Scientific research
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