where do they hunt?
Some people think that whaling only happens in Japan but loads of modern whaling happens in the Caribbean , Canada , Greenland , Iceland , Norway, Russia and even in Alaska in the United States.
In the Caribbean around 400 short finned pilot whales are killed annually, they are mainly killed for there meat. In Canada they have a company called the D.F.O which stands for the department of fisheries and oceans which manages all of the little groups around Canada that whale.
Whalers in Greenland kill about 175 whales per year unlike Iceland who are only meant to take 30. In Japan they have a research programme called JARPA, which allows some whales to be hunted but only for science. Norway is allowed to hunt 1052 whales a year however Russia are only allowed to take up to 140 grey back whales a year.
In the U.S.A there is an organisation who are able to take up to 50 bowhead whales a year.