Sri Lankans save pilot whales in epic rescue after mass stranding

Sri Lankans save pilot whales in epic rescue after mass stranding

PANADURA, Sri Lanka — Volunteers in Sri Lanka defied the ongoing COVID-19 second wave to join a mammoth overnight rescue effort to push more than 100 stranded pilot whales back into the sea. At least five whales were reported to have died despite the efforts. The whales beached in the southwestern town of Panadura, about […]

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Petition: Hundreds Of Whales Brutally Slaughtered In The Faroe Islands During Sickening Whale Hunting Season

Petition: Hundreds Of Whales Brutally Slaughtered In The Faroe Islands During Sickening Whale Hunting Season

Animal activists from around the world are mourning the death of hundreds of whales and dolphins after the Faroe Islands’ horrific whale hunting “tradition” continued last month. Many had hoped for this year’s whaling season to be cancelled due to the pandemic, but sadly, it was given the go ahead by fishing ministry Jacob Vestergaard […]

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Sea turns red in Faroe Islands as 250 whales slaughtered in ‘barbaric’ hunt

Sea turns red in Faroe Islands as 250 whales slaughtered in ‘barbaric’ hunt

Sickening pictures show the sea turning red with blood as dozens of whales are slaughtered in an annual ritual in the Faroe Islands. Activists have voiced their horror as the killings – a tradition believed to date back 1,000 years – got underway in spite of the Covid-19 pandemic. On the year’s first hunt, more […]

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Norway’s barbaric slaughter of hundreds of majestic minke whales casts a shadow over its proud, wealthy and enlightened outlook

Norway’s barbaric slaughter of hundreds of majestic minke whales casts a shadow over its proud, wealthy and enlightened outlook

On the quayside in the picturesque Norwegian village of Andenes, the crew have been preparing their ship for the start of the new season in three days’ time. The engines have been serviced, the wooden meat-cooling pallets have been lifted on to the deck and the deadly exploding harpoons have been loaded. This weekend the […]

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Another Beautiful Whale Found Dead with 220 Pounds of Trash in Stomach

Another Beautiful Whale Found Dead with 220 Pounds of Trash in Stomach

More animals are being harmed because of our plastic habits. In a northern Scottish Island, a sperm whale washed up onto the beach with 220 pounds of plastic in its stomach. The whale beached itself and died December 5, where it was later found by researchers. When a necropsy was performed on the whale, researchers […]

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Heartbreaking! Pod of Taiji Dolphins Trapped in Cove Huddled Together for Comfort Before Slaughter

Every year, a horrifically cruel large-scale hunt takes place in Taiji, Japan. As Daily Mail explains, “Fishermen use metal poles inserted into the water and struck with hammers to create a ‘wall of sound’ that confuses the animals and drives them into the cove.” This year’s hunt began on September 1st and fishermen are targeting […]

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5 Ways You Can Help End the Dolphin Slaughter in Taiji, Japan

Another deadly season for dolphins and whales has begun in Taiji, Japan. Every year, a large-scale, brutal hunt of dolphins takes place in the small fishing village. During this period, hunters utilize techniques to herd large numbers of dolphins to shore. Once trapped in a cove, the dolphins are either brutally slaughtered for their meat […]

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The Other Side of the Faroe Islands: Beautiful Islands, Barbaric Whale Hunts

The Faroe Islands are a beautiful, remote archipelago between Iceland and Norway in the Atlantic Ocean. Nature lovers have been drawn to the scenic islands for years, known for their mountains, coastal cliffs, and abundant wildlife. But these islands aren’t all magic. For centuries, the local community has participated in an annual whale hunt in […]

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