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IWC to be lobotomized - Letters and emails needed urgently May 26, 2006 11:42 AM

Most all of us know that the IWC will have it's annual meeting very shortly and the rumors are that Japan has been stacking the deck to change the rules. Please send letters. I've posted mine to the incoming U.S. Commissioner. Feel free to use it for ideas but please write.

Alert: IWC to be lobotomized - Letters and emails needed urgently
(5 comments) — It is being reported that Japan has succeeded in buying enough friendly votes to make radical changes within the Internation Whaling Commission - which is already nearly impotent. Please contact your representatives to voice your objection. This year\'...  more


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From the BBC : June 22, 2006 7:10 AM

Coverage of the International Whaling Commission's annual meeting has made much of a largely symbolic victory for nations seeking to end the moritorium on commercial whaling. Four other, more substantive, votes went in favour of anti-whaling delegates. Is there a middle way for the two opposing groups? http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/5100936.stm Consult the Animals pages for an introduction to whale and dolphin conservation. http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/animals/conservation/cetaceans/ BBC News has invited the IWC's Head of Science to respond to your questions. http://newsforums.bbc.co.uk/nol/thread.jspa?threadID=2185&&edition=1&ttl=20060621133608  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
 
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