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Whales (Mostly) Win at Whaling Commission Meeting

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Science  08 Jun 2007:
Vol. 316, Issue 5830, pp. 1411
DOI: 10.1126/science.316.5830.1411

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ANCHORAGE, ALASKA-- Whales and environmentalists were the big winners at this year's 4-day meeting of the International Whaling Commission here, with a majority of member nations reaffirming the organization's 21-year moratorium on commercial whaling.