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Captive Orca Nakai Dies at SeaWorld San Diego

credit: SeaWorld San Diego An orca has died while in captivity at SeaWorld San Diego....
A fluke of a North Atlantic right whale lifts out of the water

Federal Proposal Aims to Protect Endangered Right Whales From Ship Strikes

For Immediate Release, July 29, 2022 WASHINGTON- The National Marine Fisheries Service proposed a rule...
Common bottlenose dolphin

100 bottlenose dolphins hunted in Faroe Islands

This morning, (July 29th), 100 bottlenose dolphins were killed in Skálafjörður on the Faroe Islands. The...
North Atlantic right whale. Photo by Regina Asmutis-Sylvia

Update on Snow Cone – Critically Endangered Right Whale Who Gave Birth Despite Chronic Entanglement

July 2022 - Fisheries and Oceans Canada has reported that Snow Cone was spotted on...

Japan Will Not Stop Whaling Says Minister

Despite criticism from around the world, Japan’s fisheries minister has recently stated that his country will never stop hunting whales.

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi also said that whaling was part of a long historical tradition in Japan and that, as an island, it is important to take good protein from the ocean!

Japan hunts whales despite an international ban on commercial whaling by claiming that its hunts are for scientific reasons. Meat from these cruel hunts is, however, openly sold to consumers in Japan.

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