We are going to share today is what national day? For environmentalists around the world, February 19 is traditionally the year in which International Whale Day is celebrated. By extension, this day is also devoted to the defense and protection of all marine mammals.
International Whale Day February 19
Prohibition of commercial hunting
In 1982, the International Whaling Commission was able to prohibit “commercial” hunting of cetaceans, this subtle language still allowing certain states to pursue their hunting for “scientific” purposes (poor science!).
The fight of whale protectors is far from being won!