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Emergency Petition Seeks to Shield Right Whale Moms, Calves From Vessel Strikes

For Immediate Release, November 1, 2022 WASHINGTON-Conservation groups filed an emergency rulemaking petition with the...
The Yushin Maru catcher ship of the Japanese whaling fleet injures a whale with its first harpoon attempt, and takes a further three harpoon shots before finally killing the badly injured fleeing whale. Finally they drowned the mammal beneath the harpooon deck of the ship to kill it.  Southern Ocean.  07.01.2006

Moves to overturn whaling ban rejected

Last week, the 68th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC, the body that regulates...

Nearly 500 whales die in New Zealand

The number of pilot whales that have died following a mass stranding in New Zealand...

200 pilot whales killed in latest Faroese slaughter

More than 200 pilot whales have been slaughtered in Sandagerði (Torshavn) in the Faroe Islands....

Proceeds Of New Book To Go To WDCS

Dominion front coverWDCS is delighted to announce the release of Dominion, a book co-authored by respected artist, Anglea Cockayne, and renowned author Philip Hoare, which takes a look at the subject of whales in art.

Dominion combines the views and thoughts of a range of writers, artists, scientists from around the world, with some thought provoking artwork and stunning images of the whales themselves.

WDCS will receive 40% from each copy sold, so each time you turn a page you will know that you have done your bit to help save some of these amazing and fascinating creatures of the deep.

To get hold of a copy visit the WDCS Shop. It is also available through Amazon or you can order through most bookshops (ISBN: 978­0­9566462­48)