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Whales caught increase between 1986-90 and 2012-16

While Japan was the biggest whale hunting nation between 1986 and 1990, it was overtaken by Norway in the most recent years.

Norway  almost quadrupled the numbers of whales caught from the period 1986-1990 to 2012-2016, both Greenland and Iceland had a 50 per cent increase until today.

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Technical Notes

This map shows the increase in whales caught between 1986-1990 and 2012-2016.

Data sources
This map uses data by International Whaling Commission (last accessed July 2018). We aim to map as complete data as possible and therefore estimate data for missing values. In some cases, missing data for very small territories is not used in the cartogram and that area is therefore omitted in the map.

Further notes on the data, as well as all modifications to the original data source are noted in our data sheets. Data for this map will soon be available as a download.

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