Monsters Well-Designed for the Earth's Ecosystem
Amid extremists' clashes over philosophy and tactics, international efforts to preserve a healthy population of the world's largest cetaceans became fodder for comedians. Meanwhile, recent discoveries have provided new reasons to resolve these conflicts and get on with the business of managing whales as part of mankind's assigned role of managing all the planet's resources for the benefit of all life (see Genesis 1:28–30).
Whales provide a prime example of resource management gone wrong. For nearly three centuries, the whaling industry drove whale species close to extinction, endangering itself, the whales, and an oceanic ecosystem that we're finding has a direct impact on...
is an astrophysicist and the founder and president of the science-faith think tank Reasons to Believe (RTB).This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #19, Winter 2011 Copyright © 2020 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo19/save-the-whales