You are most definitely correct, twinwillow, it (whaling) unfortunately STILL takes place.
But "screaming" . . . or at least expressing dissatisfaction with certain practices . . . is a start.
In today’s world of instant and "saturated" information exchange, knowledge is a VERY powerful tool.
When people have information, especially information that can be verified, they WILL use that information to effect positive change, I believe. [V]
There are a lot of changes needed in the stewardship of the planet, of its environment, of it’s natural resources, AND of animal husbandry.
Count me among those who do not much care for politicians, for thought police, NOR for "food" police. But then, I ALSO don’t much care for people who refuse to debate controversial issues rationally.
Of course, that’s just my HUMBLE opinion . . . and like NOSES . . . almost everyone has one! [8D]