Iceland Stops Whale-Hunting for Now
(Sept. 2007) Due to the low demand for whale
meat, Iceland has decided to stop whale-hunting at least until the
market demand increases and Japan issues an export license.
According to Iceland's fisheries minister, Einar K. Guofinnsson,
"There is no reason to continue commercial whaling if there is no
demand for the product."
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Iceland stops whale-hunting quotas after low demand
decision to stop whale-hunting is a clear example of the power the
consumer has. As children of God, we are called to be compassionate
and merciful; therefore, we should not support those industries that
cause unnecessary suffering to God’s animals.