Explains structure and organization of the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, which established the International Whaling Commission (IWC). Summarizes earlier whaling treaty, covers evolution of IWC, and discusses Convention and U.S. law. Reviews legal issues related to Aboriginal whaling rights, and examines drawbacks and benefits of continued U.S. membership in the Convention.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. American Law Division. International Whaling Convention and Legal Issues Related to Aboriginal Rights