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Peter Flood mom and calf

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....

SeaWorld share price plummets as visitors stay away

SeaWorld’s share price has fallen in recent days on the New York stock exchange, dropping 6.5 percent to their lowest level since the company went public on April 19.

This latest bad news follows their recent results which revealed that visitor numbers were down around 600,000 for the quarter ending on June 30. Since then the company has received wide-scale negative publicity from the release of the film, Blackfish, which is highly critical of SeaWorld’s captive orca shows.