Tourism boosts Iceland's whaling industry

Iceland's anti-whaling campaigners confront massive demand for whale meat driven by restaurants catering to tourists.

Aljazeera

Last updated on 22 February 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Iceland
Region: 
Europe
Atlantic Ocean
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Overharvesting
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Human Disturbance
Recreational activities
Climate Change
Extreme temperatures
Species: 
Balaenoptera acutorostrata subspp
Balaenoptera bonaerensis
Balaenoptera physalus
Megaptera novaeangliae
Species group: 
Marine mammals