The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and other groups have called for a temporary suspension of activities by an oil and gas company, which they fear are causing disturbance to critically endangered whales in Russia’s Far East.
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Everywhere on Earth we can hear the songs of life. From small insects to the largest animals on the planet, our world is made up of the sounds of these creatures living and communicating with one another. This is even more apparent deep dRead more »
Minke whaling season is expected to start imminently in Iceland with whaling boats already on the move.
So far, Iceland’s self-allocated kill quota for minkes this season has not been announced. Last year’s quota allowed whalers to harpooRead more »
Japan’s whaling fleet returned to port today (Thur), after ignoring international law and global opposition to resume its illegal slaughter of whales in the Southern Ocean.
According to media reports, the Japanese government announced that theRead more »
Azzedine Downes, President and CEO of the International Fund for Animal Welfare issued the following statement on World Wildlife Day:
“Today on World Wildlife Day we are proud to join forces with the U.S. Department of the Interior and an alliaRead more »
No fin whales will be slaughtered in Iceland this summer, according to Icelandic media reports this morning.
The country’s lone whaling crusader, Kristjan Loftsson, is quoted in Iceland’s daily newspaper Morgunbladid which claims he willRead more »