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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...

Tilikum still on the sick list

An update released by SeaWorld on the state of the captive orca, Tilikum, notes that the condition of health continues to fluctuate.

Last month SeaWorld revealed that his health had declined rapidly in recent weeks and that hew was suffering from a serious infection in his lungs.

The latest update goes on to say that his appetite has improved in recent days but he remains in the marine park’s medical pool.

Find out more about Tilikum and the history of wild orca captures.