All Press Releases for Whales

22nd June 2009
Our planet’s great whales face more threats today than at any time in history,” said Patrick Ramage, whale program director for IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare – www.ifaw.org). “It’s time to get rid of com Read more »
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 »
18th 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 »
19th May 2009
IFAW’s Tails for Whales campaign is a global, grassroots initiative calling for stronger whale protection. IFAW is asking the public to contribute “visual petitions” to illustrate support for whales. Goran Visnjic, Amber Valetta, Jo Read more »
19th May 2009
The International Whale Conservation and Protection Act of 2009 calls for the U.S. to renew its whale conservation leadership worldwide. The legislation comprehensively addresses major threats to whales including commercial whaling, ship strikes, Read more »
14th April 2009
Three whaling vessels returned to Shimonoseki port yesterday morning and the accident prone factory vessel, the Nisshin Maru, is expected to return today.  According to Japan’s Fisheries Agency, the whalers have killed 679 minke wha Read more »