POV

The Islands and The Whales: Disbelief

Clip: Season 30 Episode 16 | 2m 2s

An elder explains why he doesn't believe the claims that the whale meat is contaminated with mercury. Dr. Weihe understands why it is difficult to accept something that they can't readily see, but cautions about the damage if they wait too long to act (to officially outlaw whale meat).

Aired: 10/09/17

Rating: NR

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