All Press Releases for Whales

27th June 2008
 “The Commission is trying to chart a course for the future while ignoring ongoing whaling by just three member countries,” said Patrick Ramage, IFAW Global Whale Program Director. “Whale conservation measures were put on ic Read more »
24th June 2008
“IWC countries are being pressured not to vote for conservation measures.   If Japan, Iceland and Norway are genuinely interested in compromise, they should immediately suspend their  whaling as a sign of good faith,” Ra Read more »
24th June 2008
According to a new report from WDCS, the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Global Ocean, Latin America will host more than one million whale watch customers this year, if the current stron Read more »
23rd June 2008
Conservationists worldwide, including experts with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (www.ifaw.org), expressed concern that a compromise might be agreed that would overturn the moratorium and legitimize commercial whaling.  “The Read more »
23rd June 2008
The research team, led by Dr. Scott Baker of Oregon State University, analyzed DNA from 99 whale meat products purchased in Japanese markets since 2006 and identified six baleen whale species: humpback, fin, sei, Bryde’s, North Pacific minke Read more »
23rd June 2008
In April, the Navy petitioned the Court for review of the February 29, 2008, decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, allowing naval training exercises to continue in the Southern California region but with greater environmental safeguards Read more »