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And that wasted money could be better used to protect other marine animals around the world, Watson said, instead of endlessly chasing Japanese whalers.
Whalers nearly hunted it to extinction by the early 20th century.
The animals were hunted commercially by Yankee whalers from the mid-19th century until the beginning of the 20th century, decimating the population.
A modest comeback of right whales in the 20th century was derailed when Soviet whalers in the 1960s ignored critically low numbers and illegally killed eastern stock right whales in the Gulf of Alaska, Clapham said.
Their grandfather, Charles Brower, was a Yankee who came up to Utqiaġvik as a commercial whaler, married in the local community, and had 14 children.
For centuries the archipelago was a lawless land visited only by whalers and explorers.
Thom Browne’s models have been football players and figure skaters, sailors and whalers.
Whalers from around the world flocked to this island as a place to berth their vessels between hunts in the southern seas.
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Definition of whaler for English Language Learners
: a person who hunts for whales
: a ship that is used for hunting whales
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