News FocusAMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE MEETING

Whaling Endangers More Than Whales

Science  25 Feb 2005:
Vol. 307, Issue 5713, pp. 1190-1191
DOI: 10.1126/science.307.5713.1190c

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WASHINGTON, D.C.-- This year's meeting of AAAS (publisher of Science) from 17-21 February addressed the nexus of science and society. New results suggest that commercial whaling, even at so-called sustainable levels, would drive many of the novel species found at the unusual deep-ocean communities known as whale falls to extinction.

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