Too Much Is Never Enough: The Cautionary Tale of Soviet Illegal Whaling

  title={Too Much Is Never Enough: The Cautionary Tale of Soviet Illegal Whaling},
  author={Yulia V. Ivashchenko and Phillip J. Clapham},
Despite being a signatory to the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling in 1946, the U.S.S.R. conducted a 30-yr campaign of illegal whaling which arguably represents one of the greatest failures of management in the history of the industry. Here, using a variety of sources including published literature, formerly secret Soviet industry reports, and interviews with former biologists and whalers, we provide an overview of the history, scope, and economic origins of Soviet whaling… 

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