All Press Releases for Whales

2nd October 2009
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), called on the Icelandic government to heed the international criticism and support responsible whale watching as a humane and profitable alternative to the cruelty of whaling. The joint demarche, a f Read more »
29th June 2009
Patrick Ramage, whale programme director for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), said: “The IWC continues its migration from commercial whaling to whale conservation. We are encouraged that the IWC avoided bad compromises and by t Read more »
26th June 2009
「IWCが間違った妥協をせず、加盟国がホエールウォッチングやクジラ Read more »
23rd June 2009
The new report, ‘Whale Watching Worldwide’ comes as more than 80 countries debate the future of whaling and whale conservation at the 61st annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) in Madeira, Portugal.  The new Read more »
22nd June 2009
IFAW opposes whaling because it is unacceptably cruel – there is no humane way to kill a whale and research has shown that whales shot with explosive harpoons can take more than half an hour to die. Targeting an endangered species also raise Read more »
22nd June 2009
Conservation-minded delegates to the week-long meeting said much is at stake for whales and decades of international efforts to protect them.  Patrick Ramage, whale programme director for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), sa Read more »