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Majestic fin whales

Icelandic whalers kill first fin whales in four years

As feared, whale hunters in Iceland have slaughtered at least two fin whales, the first...
hvalur-8-whaling-vessel

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...
Humpback whales in Alaska

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

We are excited to announce backing for two ground-breaking research projects to assess the little...

WDC signs agreement to help protect whales and dolphins in the Pacific Islands

WDC has signed an agreement with officials in the Pacific Islands region that will encourage more research and strengthen whale and dolphin conservation in the area.

The formal agreement between WDC and the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) was will see continuing cooperation on research projects, and closer ties with university students to develop existing and new projects including the development of protection of whale and dolphin habitats in the Pacific Island territories.

The agreement was signed during the 9th Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas in Suva, Fiji.