67th Meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC67)

10–14 September 2018 | Florianópolis, Brazil

International Whaling Commission - IWC


The presence of aboriginal whale hunters at the meeting provided moving and compelling statements. Adoption of the amendment, which required a three-fourths majority, was viewed by many delegates as an example of the IWC’s ability to find a balance between the pro-whaling forces and those strongly opposed. Other IWC-67 decisions fell squarely along traditional divides. 

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