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Image showing two harpoon wounds in fin whale

Whalers kill just days after Iceland’s hunt suspension is lifted

Whalers in Iceland have claimed their first victims since the lifting (just a few days...
Fin whale

Icelandic government lifts suspension on cruel hunts

The Icelandic government is to allow fin whales to be hunted again after lifting a...
Lolita the orca

Lolita the orca dies after half a century in captivity

Orca Tokitae (also known as Lolita) has sadly died of suspected renal failure after many...
Vaquita. Photo Thomas Jefferson

Scientific Committee gives first ever official species extinction warning

Photo: Thomas Jefferson We have welcomed the urgent call by experts to protect the vaquita...
blue whale

Ancient whale may have been heavier than blue whale

Scientists examining the bones of a 39 million-year-old ancient whale have concluded that it may...
WDC2023-022 Level A (46)

Rare sperm whale strands on South Shore in Massachusetts

Rare sperm whale strands on South Shore in Massachusetts On Saturday, July 29, a sharp-eyed...