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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....

Ex SeaWorld trainer gives WDC anti captivity campaign a boost

Ex SeaWorld trainer John Hargrove signs WDC anti captivity petition

Thanks to all of you who came to see us on our stand at the weekend WhalelFest 2015 UK event in Brighton. During the two days we were able to talk to many visitors about the wonderful world of whales and dolphins the threats that they face, and about our petition asking British Airways stop selling trips to SeaWorld.

Among those who did visit to our stand and sign the petition was John Hargrove (pictured) , former SeaWorld trainer who now campaigns against keeping whales and dolphins in captivity.