Scientific Whaling vs. Cultural Whaling

Jeff Litton | 2013 | 7 min.

2014 Official Selection

Scientific Whaling is used as a loophole to continue illegal commercial whaling. Furthermore, some countries now claim their scientific whaling is part of their cultural heritage, which makes it absolutely impossible to be scientific whaling. The differences between the two are clear as night and day when spelled out by biologist Dr. Godfrey Merlen.