Framing “necessity” and whale-hunting in the Faroe Islands

by Benedict Singleton* Traditional whale-hunting practices are contested by animal welfare groups but may provide an alternative to the Islands' dependency on globalised food supply chains. Over the summer of 2014, the hottest topic on the Faroe Islands (an autonomous territory within the Kingdom of Denmark) was the "grindadráp". Grindadráp is the traditional, community-based, opportunistic … Continue reading Framing “necessity” and whale-hunting in the Faroe Islands