As any other issue concerning the wildlife and environment, whale hunting has been a much debated topic for decades now. With most countries ? including the likes of United States and Australia - supporting the ban on commercial whaling, others have continued to insist that whale hunting is part of their culture and thereby should not be made illegal. Environmental activists point out that this practice endangers whale population and subsequently the whole marine ecosystem. It has become clear that ? while a consensus between pro and anti whaling sides will not be reached - this issue will remain a much discussed subject. In order to find out more about whale hunting and the controversies that surround it ? read this book.