All Press Releases for Whales

19th February 2009
Outgoing Fisheries and Agriculture Minister, Einar K Gudfinnsson, recently granted commercial whaling quotas of up to 150 endangered fin whales and 100 minke whales a year for the next five years. Iceland’s new Fisheries Minister, Steingrim Read more »
3rd February 2009
Patrick Ramage, Whale Programme Director with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), said: “The plan released today is a bad deal for whales and international efforts to protect them. “It would lift the commercial whaling mo Read more »
27th January 2009
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) wants thousands of people across the UK to strike a whale tail pose and get involved in ‘Tails for Whales’. Model and presenter Twiggy and comedienne Jo Brand are among celebrities alrea Read more »
26th January 2009
The Washington paper of “Watergate” fame obtained secret documents and broke the story of the whaling plan yesterday (January 25). Patrick Ramage, Global Whale Programme Director for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) s Read more »
21st January 2009
“The report creates a new diplomatic and legal front for the Australian government to challenge Japan’s Southern Ocean whaling programme as being inconsistent with the Antarctic legal regime,” Canberra Panel Chair and Australian Read more »
5th December 2008
The International Whaling Commission (IWC), responsible for whale conservation, is holding a three-day Small Working Group meeting in Cambridge from Monday with delegates from around 24 countries expected to attend. The aim of the meeting is to m Read more »