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Whaling: History

iMinds

Published May 14th 2014
ISBN : 9781921761010
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5 pages
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Learn about the history of Whaling with iMinds insightful knowledge series. The history of whaling is a fascinating look at international efforts to protect finite resources in international waters, otherwise known as common territory or commons.MoreLearn about the history of Whaling with iMinds insightful knowledge series. The history of whaling is a fascinating look at international efforts to protect finite resources in international waters, otherwise known as common territory or commons. While whaling can date back to 6000BC, large-scale whaling is thought to have commenced around the twelfth century, with the Basques who killed a large number of right whales in the Bay of Biscay. Despite very primitive modes of slaughter, using hand-held harpoons and man-powered boats, they were believed to have depleted the local whale stocks within a century. iMinds brings targeted knowledge to your eReading device with short information segments to whet your mental appetite and broaden your mind.