I’m shocked. Greenpeace just received a leaked proposal that the US plans on submitting to the International Whaling Commission (IWC) next week, and the news is terrible.
Here’s what it says: “lethal sampling (also known as whaling)…is appropriate in relation to achieving the stated objectives.” Translation: You can kill as many whales as you want if you promise to run experiments on their dead bodies.
It’s killing whales disguised as science. And it’s something that the US government has long rejected. Until now.
As unbelievable as it sounds, we’ve actually been here before. Four years ago, there was a proposal discussed that would have legalized commercial whaling for the first time in over 20 years!
Thanks to millions of people like you from around the country, we were able to…
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