On the eve of the annual meeting of the conservation body set up to protect whales – the International Whaling Commission (IWC) – there are fears this year’s meeting could be over before it begins.
As delegates from around the worldRead more »
At a time when whales face more threats than ever before, the conservation body set up to protect them is also in troubled waters.
In just a few weeks’ time, the 64th annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) is due to take pRead more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) has welcomed the news that Iceland has called an end to the cruel practice of harpooning endangered fin whales.
Kristjan Loftsson, the lone Icelandic whaler responsible for killingRead more »
A new nationwide survey shows that 77 percent of Americans across the political spectrum agree that Congress and the Administration should adopt a broad whale conservation program, and 89 percent believe that the U.S. should help enforce the global bRead more »
All around Australia oil and gas companies are closing in on vital whale habitats. Any day now leases covering endangered blue whale habitat and right next to calving grounds for endangered southern right whales will be handed over to oil and gas comRead more »
A new app for iPad and iPhone combines science and technology to help save critically endangered North Atlantic right whales by reducing threats of collisions with large ships along the East Coast of North America.Read more »