Sighting of Many Blue Whales Around the Seychelles is First in Decades – ‘Phenomenal’

Sighting of Many Blue Whales Around the Seychelles is First in Decades – ‘Phenomenal’

The Seychelles has become a major tourist destination for beachgoing and scuba diving, but it’s not only humans that are beginning to flock to this island. In what marine biologists have described as a “phenomenal finding,” a survey of whales around the territorial waters of this archipelagic nation revealed the presence of blue whales—over a […]

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Faroe Islands’ Whale Slaughter Begins

Faroe Islands’ Whale Slaughter Begins

The Faroe Islands have stirred controversy as their annual whale hunt, known as ‘grindadráp’, commenced on May 4th. This traditional practice, deeply ingrained in the islanders’ culture, has drawn sharp criticism from animal rights groups worldwide, who decry it as a cruel and unnecessary slaughter. The hunt, which targets pilot whales, involves herding pods of […]

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Petition: Help Hold Marineland’s Leadership Accountable for Animal Cruelty

Petition: Help Hold Marineland’s Leadership Accountable for Animal Cruelty

Marineland is an infamous park in Ontario, Canada, known for allowing its captive animals to suffer. For example, one killer whale there named Kiska has become known as “the world’s loneliest orca” due to her severe isolation and obvious signs of psychological distress. Now Ontario’s government is holding the park accountable for breaking animal cruelty […]

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Heartbreaking footage of baby orca refusing to leave lagoon where its mother died is captured off Vancouver Island coast – as rescues scramble to save the young whale’s life

Heartbreaking footage of baby orca refusing to leave lagoon where its mother died is captured off Vancouver Island coast – as rescues scramble to save the young whale’s life

A two-year-old orca has been circling a Canadian lagoon for days, refusing to leave the area where its mother died on the shore. The young whale’s mother, named Spong, passed away after she became trapped in the shallow waters off the west coast of Vancouver. Wildlife officials and scientists are now in a race against […]

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