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On the Web: Articles

Weather Halts Whaling Resumption. BBC News (8/16/03). Icelanders anxious to get back at it.

The Whaling Controversy Between Japan & the US. Kaori Nakai (3/10/97). Japanese perspective developed in a university term paper.

On the Web: Specialized Sites


International Whaling Commission

Japan Whaling Association

US Against Whaling

West Coast Anti-Whaling Society

In the Library: Articles

Gambell, Ray. "International management of whales & whaling: an historical review of the regulation of commercial & aboriginal subsistence whaling," Arctic 46,2 (1993):97-107.

Hilborn, Ray. "Marine biota," in B.L. Turner & Others (eds.) The Earth as Transformed by Human Action (NY: Cambnridge, 1990), pp. 371-85.

Kock, K.-H. "Walfang und Walmanagement in den Polarmeeren," Historisch-Meereskundliches Jahrbuch 3 (1995):7-34.

Moulson, Geir. “Japan criticizes international whaling vote,” San Jose Mercury (6/17/03):14A.

Woodard, Colin. “Iceland’s whale hunting makes waves with critics,” Christian Science Monitor (9/19/03):7.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Burns, William C.G. & Alexander Gillespie. The Future of Cetaceans in a Changing World (Ardsley NY: Transnational, 2003).

Cherfas, Jeremy. The Hunting of the Whale: A Tragedy that Must End (London:Bodley Head, 1988).

Day, David. The Whale War (San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1987).

Ellis, Richard. The Book of Whales (NY:Knopf, 1980).

__________. Men & Whales (NY: Knopf, 1991).

Friedheim, Robert L. (ed.) Toward a Sustainable Whaling Regime (Seattle: U. of Washington, 2001).

Jackson, Gordon. The British Whaling Trade (Hamden CT: Archon, 1978).

Ivarsson, Jóhann. Science, Sanctions & Cetaceans: Iceland & the Whaling Issue (trans. Jeffrey Cosser; Reykjavik, U. of Iceland, 1994).

Kalland, Arne & Brian Moeran. Japanese Whaling: The End of an Era? (London: Curzon, 1992).

Knox, George. The Biology of the Southern Ocean (Cambridge, 1994).

Morton, Harry. The Whale's Wake (Honolulu: U. of Hawai'i, 1982).

Mulvaney, Kieran. The Whaling Season: An Inside Account of the Struggle to Stop Commercial Whaling (Washington: Island/Shearwater, 2003).

Payne, Roger. Among Whales (NY: Delta, 1995).

Phillips, Marion G. The Whale: Going..Going...Gone? (Hicksville NY: Exposition, 1978).

Stoett, Peter J. The International Politics of Whaling (Vancouver BC: UBC, 1997).

Sullivan, Robert. A Whale Hunt: How a Native American Village Did What No One Thought It Could (NY: Touchstone, 2002).

Tønnesen, J.N & A.O. Johnsen. A History of Modern Whaling (trans. R.I. Christopherson; Canberra: Australian National U., 1982).

In the Library: Fiction

Aiken, Joan. Nightbirds on Nantucket [1994] (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1999).

Houston, James A. The Ice Master: A Novel of the Arctic (Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1997).

Melville, Herman. Moby Dick [184?] (NY: Oxford, 1999).

In the Library: For Young Readers

Murphy, Jim. Gone A-Whaling: The Lure of the Sea & the Hunt for the Great Whale (NY: Clarion, 1998).

Oppel, Kenneth. Peg & the Whale (NY: Simon & Schuster, 2000).

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