Whale sanctuary under siege

Publication - 18 November, 2005
Established in 1994, the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary is under siege like never before. This year nearly one thousand whales can expect to find no quarter or refuge in the protected waters around the Antarctic. They will be hunted down and killed in the name of science: they will be measured, weighed, cut up and boxed for market, all too often simply remaining on the freezer shelves because so few people relish the taste of whale meat.

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