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Majestic fin whales

Icelandic whalers kill first fin whales in four years

As feared, whale hunters in Iceland have killed at least two fin whales, the first...
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Majority of Icelandic people think whaling harms their country’s reputation

A survey of Icelandic people has confirmed that the majority believe whaling damages Iceland's reputation. ...
A magnificent sei whale © Christopher Swann

Japan Begins Commercial Whaling Season

Sei whale © Christopher Swann Japanese whalers have left port to begin this year's annual...

Pumps and conveyor belts. How could more whales help save us?

University of Alaska Fairbanks Master's student, Dana Bloch, retrieves a CTD that is used to...

Canadian Radio Interviews WDCS On Whales And Noise

The increasing amount of noise in the oceans is having a detrimental effect on whales and dolphins that live in a world of sound.

One proposed solution that has been proposed to help combat this problem is the use of “Bubble Walls”, featured in a recent article on National Georgraphic.

CBC radio in Canada recently discussed the issue and interviewed WDCS biologist, Sue Rocca.

Listen to the programme.
Read the article on National Geographic.
Find out more about ocean noise pollution.
CBC Radio Technology and Science.