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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Canaries in the coal mine? North Atlantic right whale use of key habitat changing rapidly

Canaries in the coal mine? North Atlantic right whale use of key habitat changing rapidly

Scientists say that behavioral changes observed in North Atlantic right whales should be considered a “canary in the coal mine” scenario. A team of researchers with the Center for Conservation Bioacoustics at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Syracuse University recently published the results of a six-year study that focused on the North Atlantic right […]

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Gruesome images show dead whale calves inside their pregnant mothers’ carcasses after hunters massacre 94 in just 12 minutes

The hunt lasted for more than 5 hours with boats chasing the pod of whales. The creatures are not yet deemed endangered. According to a member of the Sea Shepherd organisation, this is not the first time this has happened this year. Other pictures captured by the organisation show the dumping of the remains of […]

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