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NOUN   whaling | -
VERB   to whale | whaled | whaled
whaling | whales
hvalfangst {m}
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Translation for 'whaling' from English to Norwegian

hvalfangst {m}jakt
Usage Examples English
  • Abel Douglass (1841–1908) was an American whaling captain.
  • Andrew McNamara has been a strong opponent of whaling, particularly Japanese whaling in Australian waters.
  • In 2005, the company divested its whaling fleet following controversy for its role in the modern global whaling industry (see "Whaling in Japan").
  • Although Israel has never had a whaling industry, it has joined the International Whaling Commission in order to vote against any resumption of commercial whaling.
  • In 2019, Japan resumed commercial whaling, for the first time in 31 years, a day after withdrawing from the International Whaling Commission (IWC).
  • Whaling for research purposes continued even after the moratorium on commercial whaling in 1986.
  • In 1996 the Seamen's Bethel, along with the New Bedford Whaling Museum (located across the street), the historic district and other icons of New Bedford whaling were collectively made into the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park.
  • Campbell was a vigorous critic of whaling. Through the International Whaling Commission, he actively campaigned against commercial and "scientific" whaling.
  • At one time two whaling boats were docked in porto of Salão, being one of the first whaling ports in the Azores.
  • Japan's scientific whaling program is controversial in anti-whaling countries.
  • Rose Harbour was established as a whaling station in 1910 by the Queen Charlotte Whaling Company and operated until 1943.
  • Activities of the Alliance include lobbying the largely sympathetic Norwegian government for increases in Norway's whaling quota, promoting studies into methods of more humane whaling, lobbying the International Whaling Commission into relaxing the whaling moratorium, and responding to campaigns from anti-whaling groups such as the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society and Greenpeace.
  • In 1840, Boston Island was the location of choice for a future whaling station, intended to be operated by the Port Lincoln Whaling Company.
  • In 1985, the International Whaling Commission ended sperm whaling.
  • The whaling industry was initially supported by governments of whaling nations, then gradually regulated from 1946 with the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, and in 1949 with the creation of the International Whaling Commission (IWC), to conserve whale stocks.
  • Arranmore Whaling Co., 1908-1913; Blacksod Whaling Co., 1910–1914; and Akties Nordhavet Co.(Northern Seas)/Blacksod Whaling Co 1920–1922, may be adduced as evidence that it was a few years and not the hundreds claimed by some critiques.
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