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Fin whale

Fin whales return to old feeding grounds in Southern Ocean

An exciting discovery by researchers in the waters around Antarctica suggest that fin whales are...

Review into Faroes dolphin massacre fails to ban hunts and sets high kill quota

A long-awaited review by the Faroese government into the disturbing and cruel massacre of over...
NFMS permits 19091, 22306 - Blackberry (J27), one of the whales listed as “vulnerable” due to the loss of fat.  The change is most noticeable behind the eye patches (image from SR3

Pregnant Southern Resident orcas and an ask for more space

A mixed bag of news for endangered Southern Resident orcas was announced at the end...
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...
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...