3 MILLION WHALES KILLED IN 20th CENTURY

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3 million whales were killed in the 20th century new study finds. It is being called “the largest hunt in human history.” Researchers tallied the number of whales that were killed as a result of advancements in hunting technology and illegal catches in the 20th century. The resulting study, Emptying the Oceans: A Summary of Industrial Whaling Catches in the 20th Century, says about 2.9 million whales were killed for commercial use between 1900 and 1999. The new number may … More…