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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...

Dog treats made from endangered whales removed following WDC protest

WDC, along with other conservation groups, has welcomed the decision by a Japanese manufacturer to remove from sale dog treats made from endangered fin whales. 

Michinoku Farms withdrew the dog snacks shortly after WDC and other groups alerted the media and questioned the wisdom of exporting meat from an endangered species to feed pets.

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