The free dictionary says :
Whaling : n. The business or practice of hunting, killing, and processing whales.
But some people have given a new meaning to this word by starting a “whaling” epidemic :
Even scientists succumbed to this trend, and you can also listen to some Whale Poetry here :
The transcript / text can be found here.
As big as they are, whales can be vulnerable, as you can see with this humpback whale caught in a fishnet :
If you don’t like what’s happening to those wild animals, you can sign a petition against plastic pollution.