Research into blue whale distribution around one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes and fatal collisions with ships has led scientists to offer a simple solution to the deadly threat.
Heavy ship traffic crossing the Indian Ocean passes closeRead more »
Iceland’s fin whaling season has begun with the first whaling boats heading out to sea overnight to train their harpoons on the second largest species of whale.
Iceland’s lone whaling crusader, Kristjan Loftsson, usually begins fin whalinRead more »
Japan does not need to kill any whales for ‘scientific research’ this year according to scientists from the majority of countries represented at the recent meeting of the International Whaling Commission’s (IWC) Scientific CommitteeRead more »
A new app has been created to promote whale friendly tourism in Iceland.
The free ‘Whappy’ app, launched today in Reykjavik by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), contains information about whale friendly restaurants, whichRead more »
As the scientific committee of the conservation body for whales, the International Whaling Commission (IWC) begins its meeting in San Diego this week (May 19-June 3), it is being urged to follow the lead of an expert review panel and strongly rejectRead more »
Iceland’s lone whaling crusader, Kristjan Loftsson, is attempting to ship an estimated 1,700 tonnes of fin whale meat out of the country.
Despite limited market for the meat and opposition at home and abroad to the bloody trade in the endangereRead more »