The Leonard Lopate Show Edit this Published in The Leonard Lopate Show Underreported: The Whaling Moratorium Listen 16 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/67736/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Philip Hoare, author of The Whale: in Search of the Giants of the Sea , discusses this month’s International Whaling Commission meeting in Morocco. On the agenda is a repeal of the 1986 moratorium which outlawed the hunting of great whales.