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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...

WDCS Criticizes Hong Kong Airlines For Live Dolphin Shipment

Hong Kong Airlines has agreed to stop the transfer of live dolphins on its cargo planes after coming under pressure from the public.

WDCS was dismayed by reports that Hong Kong Airlines had potentially been profiting from the shipment of live dolphins from Japan to Vietnam.

These dolphins were most likely acquired through the cruel dolphin drive hunts, and pose severe conservation and welfare concerns. Profit or no profit, we are urging Hong Kong Airlines to refuse any further shipments of dolphins.

See the sad pictures at chinadaily.com