Whales & Fisheries

Whales & Fisheries

The desire by some countries to lift the International Whaling Commission’s (IWC) moratorium on commercial whaling and cull, i.e. kill, more whales comes at a time of widespread decline in commercially important fish stocks, and corresponding declines in commercial fisheries.

Experts

Brian Sharp, Emergency Relief Officer, Stranding Coordinator
Manager, Marine Mammal Rescue and Research
Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova, Regional Director, Russia & CIS
Regional Director, Russia & CIS
Patrick Ramage, Program Director, Whales
Program Director, Marine Conservation