[MARMAM] Animated whaling graphs

Nicola Hodgins nicola.hodgins at wdcs.org
Tue Jun 8 02:53:35 PDT 2010


Dear MARMAMMER¹s,

Another on-line resource that many of you may find useful/interesting ....
!!


Animated Whaling Graphs
 
The on-line animated graphs published today by the Animal Welfare Institute
(AWI), Humane Society International (HSI) and the Whale and Dolphin
Conservation Society (WDCS), use figures from whaling nations and the IWC to
provide the user with a clear overview of the numbers of whales killed from
when the International Convention on the Regulation of Whaling was signed in
1946 to the present day.

The user friendly tool provides information and animated graphs about:
 
Whaling Today and Yesterday
 
Total Catches (1946 ­ 2009)
 
Catches 1982 to 2009 within the following categories and by countries:
Commercial Whaling, Special Permit (³Scientific²) Whaling, Aboriginal
Subsistence 
Whaling.
 
Additional information on the IWC moratorium, the integrity of data used and
commentary on the implications of the package proposed by the Chair of the
IWC.
 
The animated graphs can be seen at
http://www.wdcs.co.uk/whaling_graphs/main.swf
<http://www.wdcs.co.uk/whaling_graphs/main.swf>




Nicola Hodgins
International Projects Co-ordinator
WDCS, the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society

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