All Press Releases for Whales

19th 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. Opinion polling and independent economic r Read more »
11th June 2009
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) backed the plea issued by whale experts today in a new report of the Western Gray Whale Advisory Panel (WGWAP), convened by the World Conservation Panel (IUCN). Recent estimates suggest there are o Read more »
26th May 2009
Representatives from Campaign Whale, Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society (WDCS) and World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) are handing in a Read more »
28th April 2009
The decision by the Sakhalin Energy Investment Company follows the recommendation of World Conservation Union (IUCN) scientists to discontinue seismic activity associated with controversial oil and gas extraction projects off the North-Eastern coa Read more »
11th March 2009
For several years, the 84-nation intergovernmental Commission has elaborated a detailed scientific procedure (Revised Management Procedure) to ensure all catch limits for any future commercial whaling would be within sustainable limits calculated Read more »
10th March 2009
During the meeting, a package deal will be presented which is essentially a one-way compromise that could lift the commercial whaling moratorium, allow the government of Japan to kill endangered species and permit illegal, high seas whaling to con Read more »