All Content for Whales

A white-beaked dolphin bow-riding.
17th November 2011 by Anna Moscrop
As we begin the long track from the west side of the large Dogger Bank survey block, seals dominate the morning’s Read more »
IFAW Song of the Whale: Saving fuel and making the best of light winds.
16th November 2011 by Anna Moscrop
Six days in and we have completed two of our smaller survey blocks, the first close to the Hornsea wind farm and the second Read more »
© S. Portelli
15th November 2011 by Matt Collis
The struggle to protect the marine region of North-west Australia is turning out like a kind of twisted David and Goliath Read more »
The Song of the Whale Dogger Team
11th November 2011 by Anna Moscrop
This week the team onboard R/V Song of the Whale begin a project to survey the Dogger Bank, North Sea, for cetaceans, Read more »
9th November 2011 by Matt Collis
Today we released a special report on Australia’s Last Great Whale Haven – the North West Marine Region.  Read more »
Whale research vessel sets sail to survey marine mammals in the North Sea
1st November 2011 by tj.griffin
IFAW’s SOTW team uses non-harmful research methods such as photo-identification and passive acoustics with underwater Read more »
Take action to protect whales

On Tuesday December 1st, Japan's whaling fleet departed for the Southern Ocean to resume so-called 'scientific whaling' in the Antarctic. This is despite the International Court of Justice striking down Japan’s previous 'scientific' whaling program in March 2014.

Japan has designed a 'new' program to resume killing whales in the name of science and plans to cruelly slaughter nearly 4,000 whales over the next 12 years in an expanded Antarctic killing zone.

Last month, Japan also moved to exempt itself from any future cases about scientific whaling at the International Court of Justice.

Write to President Obama and ask him to challenge Japan’s plan to resume whaling and lack of regard for international law.

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