October 5, 2017 / Modified oct 9, 2017 6:15 a.m.

POV: The Islands and the Whales

Learn why threats to the whale-hunting practices of the Faroese are a warning to the world.

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On the isolated Faroe Islands, the longtime whale-hunting practices of the Faroese are threatened by dangerously high mercury levels and anti-whaling activists. Like a canary in the mine, their tale sounds a warning to the rest of the world.

POV: The Islands and the Whales, Monday at 10 p.m. on PBS 6.

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