Whaling

Whaling is the process of hunting of whales for their usable products such as meat and blubber, which can be turned into a type of oil which became increasingly important in the Industrial Revolution. It was practiced as an organized industry as early as 875 AD. By the 16th century, it had risen to be the principal industry in the coastal regions of Spain and France. The industry spread throughout the world, and became increasingly profitable in terms of trade and resources. Some regions of the world's oceans, along the animals' migration routes, had a particularly dense whale population, and …

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Chennai Metro Rail Investment Project: Corridor 4 Environmental Impact Assessment

ADB · 2 March 2021 English

Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) provide information to decision makers and the public about the environmental implications of proposed actions for a project. This document dated March 2021 is provided for …

No. Marine environment 1 IWC (International Whaling Commission) 2.3 MDBs’ Requirements Applicable


State of Global Environmental Governance 2020

IISD · 17 February 2021 English

The COVID-19 pandemic brought devastation in 2020, including to plans to ramp up international cooperation on climate action, biodiversity restoration, reducing inequality, and a number of other crises.

dates TBD 68th Meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) 25 September–2 October 2020;


Food Sovereignty and Self-Governance: Inuit Role in Managing Arctic Marine Resources

ELI · 1 September 2020 English

Inuit are at the forefront of the drastic changes taking place in the Arctic. As the world community increasingly turns its focus to the Arctic, it is important to ensure …

infracted person was taken in front of the Umialik (whaling captain/leader) council.” – Alaska “Inuvialuit A priority is the safety of your crew (i.e. a whaling crew) • All things are interrelated • People


More conservation efforts critical to save the vaquita

UNEP · 17 July 2020

totoaba and die from asphyxiation, unable to surface for air. A report by the 2020 International Whaling Commission indicates that vaquita conservation is possible if “there is a rigorous, concerted enforcement


The State of Global Environmental Governance 2019

IISD · 23 February 2020 English

A global team of reporters points to the successes, shortcomings and overall trends in international environmental negotiations in 2019.

Japan left the International Whaling Commission and resumed whaling in its coastal waters. The US


Implementing the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna …

FAO · 2020 English

An increasing number of commercially exploited and managed aquatic species has been listed in the Appendices to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora …

International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling ICCWC International Consortium on Combating Wildlife for Conservation of Nature IWC International Whaling Commission ix LAF Legal acquisition finding Convention for the Regulation of Whaling (ICRW). The International Whaling Commission constituted by the


Terminal evaluation of the areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ) Tuna project, part …

FAO · 2020 English

The ABNJ Tuna project was implemented globally covering all the four major oceans of the world. The project gave a relevant contribution for the attainment of several UN SDGs, GEF …

revised management procedure in the International Whaling Commission in the late 1980’s, which included simulation-based


Medium-Voltage Sub-Transmission Expansion Sector Project: Package 1 Updated Initial Environmental Examination

ADB · 14 November 2019 English

Initial Environmental Examinations (IEE) describe the environmental condition of a project, including potential impact, formulation of mitigation measures, and preparation of institutional requirements for environmental monitoring. This document dated November …

Sub-Transmission P1-ADB Loan N° 2979 9 • Whaling. d. International Conventions Protecting Cultural


Ramping Up Governance of the Global Environmental Commons: What Do Theory and …

WRI · 19 February 2019 English

The history of efforts to create global agreements and governance mechanisms on the environment has been uneven. It includes some critical successes such as protecting the ozone layer through the …

on Biodiversity (CBD), and the Moratorium on Whaling. Recommendations Taken together, this history Europe and the United States. Great fleets of whaling ships scoured the oceans, and the populations populations to their commercial inter- ests, the major whaling nations began to cooperate during the 1920s and Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, which established the International Whaling Commission (IWC), a club among the governments of whaling nations intended to ensure sustainable whaling. In the 1970s, environmental


The EU - Japan Economic Partnership Agreement.

EU · 1 October 2018 English

This report independently assesses the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement. We find that the EPA establishes an ambitious framework to further liberalise and better organise trade, covering goods, services, intellectual property …

combating illegal logging and IUU fishing. However, whaling remains an outstanding issue with Japan as the


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