By now you’ve probably heard of the whale hunting ban in Washington state, which bans the hunting of whales and other marine mammals in designated areas in the state.
You may have also heard about the ongoing protests against the hunting ban and its effects on endangered species and ecosystems.
In other words, it’s time to talk about whales and whale hunting, because it’s happening all over the world.
On Thursday, the International Whaling Commission (IWC) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) will discuss their latest scientific research into the impacts of whale hunting.
A new report from the IUCN’s International Whales and Marine Ecosystems Working Group (IWMEG) says that whale hunting is one of the most important threats to marine ecosystems and to the marine mammal population.
It says the research shows that the impacts are greatest on whale populations that are already threatened by habitat loss, pollution and hunting.
“The IWC and IUCNA have found that the main impacts of hunting in whale populations are: habitat loss and habitat fragmentation, pollution, hunting and mortality,” the report says.
“These effects are greater for species that are smaller and less mobile and thus more vulnerable to habitat loss.”
The study’s authors say these effects are compounded by the fact that hunting affects whales in their social and economic relationships with humans.
“Whale hunting impacts on the livelihoods and well-being of whales are very difficult to quantify,” said IWMEA research coordinator for the whale conservation program, Mariam Elgad.
“They are largely unknown, however, they are also often a hidden part of the ecosystem.”
In the report, Elgid says that the number of whales killed per year in the United States and worldwide is about 300 million, but the number is likely much higher, especially in North America, Australia and the Caribbean.
“In the United Kingdom, for example, the IWC says there are over 5 million whales in captivity, but that’s only for the species of whale that are considered ‘high priority.'”
The high-end whale population has also been largely overlooked,” she said.”
When the IWCEW and IWMSG started looking at the whale populations in the whale habitat, we found that most of these populations are endangered.
“That means that if we want to save the whales, we need to protect their habitats, and that means protecting their numbers.”
It is estimated that a billion whales are killed for their meat, hides, teeth and other body parts each year.
In some parts of the world, whales are hunted for their fins, skin, ivory, ivory products, meat and bone.
“The primary way to make a dent in the population of whales is to reduce their numbers,” said Elgadi.
“It’s important to do this for all the whales that are in captivity.
That means they have to have an impact on the populations of the other species that live in captivity.”
Whales are threatened by the poaching trade and habitat destruction.
The IWIE says the main way to do that is to create more whale habitat and protected areas for whales, but there are also other ways to reduce the demand for whale products.
The report calls for a moratorium on the sale of whale products in the US and Europe and for countries to ban whale hunting in their own countries.
However, Elhad says, the report recommends that the United Nations and other international bodies should also take action to curb the demand and the trade.
“We need to take action on this issue, because the whale’s value in the oceans is not yet recognized, and we cannot afford to lose the whale to its natural habitat,” she told Next Big Futures.
“There’s a lot of noise going on that we have to hear and we have a duty to act.”
The report is part of a wider effort by the IWW to educate and promote conservation efforts in the marine environment, especially the marine mammals, marine plants and marine mammals that are threatened or threatened with extinction.
The IWW also works to protect the health of endangered species, as well as to reduce ocean pollution and protect threatened species from commercial fishing.