Petition: Ask Norway To End This Year’s Barbaric Seal Hunt With A Quota Of 18,548 Harp Seals

Petition: Ask Norway To End This Year’s Barbaric Seal Hunt With A Quota Of 18,548 Harp Seals

The Norwegian government is going ahead with their sickening seal hunt yet again this year. They have announced that the seal hunt can be conducted without an animal welfare inspector on board. The reason is said to be the risk of COVID-19. As noted in a statement by Respect For Animals,“among the crews to go hunting without inspection […]

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Petition: Pregnant Whales in Norway are Slaughtered for Commercial Whaling

Petition: Pregnant Whales in Norway are Slaughtered for Commercial Whaling

In 1986, the International Whaling Commission globally banned commercial whaling. However,Norway, Japan, and Iceland continue large whale hunts for commercial purposes under “objections” to the ban. Japan is often recognized as one of the countries to hunt the most whales, but Norway has actually surpassed them. According to Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC), “between 2000-2015, […]

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Dunlin

I’ve seen a few pictures recently on Facebook of Bluethroats in gardens so concluded that the passage is peaking and set off to Fornebu this morning with high hopes of gaining good views (and my first sighting this autumn) of one of my favourite birds. My hopes were not to be fulfilled with there continuing […]

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