Whaling - the only way to survive for the small peoples of the North. At the same time it is one of the worst kinds of poaching.
So far, the two countries - Japan and Norway - are engaged in whaling at the state level, which is prohibited by all international conventions.
Little whalers have become a real disaster for whales in the North Atlantic and the Sea of Japan. A special treat whale meat in Japan is considered.
In other countries, for poaching give great time, but many bandits that does not stop.
Five members of the Makah were caught and convicted for the murder of the local authorities during the gray whale poaching in the last month in the US state of Washington. Poachers have been convicted of illegal fishing of marine mammals.
Trail of blood from killing whales for a long time will be "decorate" the ocean water.