Q. “Florianopolis Declaration” is recently seen in news is related to which of the following?

[A] Whale

[B] Tiger

[C] Elephant

[D] Dolphin

Answer: A

Explanation: 2018 meeting of IWC held in Brazil adopted “Florianopolis Declaration” proposed by Brazil.

  • The declaration insists that commercial whaling is no longer a necessary economic activity and would allow the recovery of all whale population to pre-industrial whaling levels.
  • It also aimed to give indefinite protection for the world’s whale population.
  • It is a non-binding agreement and was backed by 40 countries, with 27 pro-whaling states voting against.