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Majestic fin whales

Icelandic whalers kill first fin whales in four years

As feared, whale hunters in Iceland have slaughtered at least two fin whales, the first...

Majority of Icelandic people think whaling harms their country’s reputation

With the very real prospect of Iceland's only fin whale hunter, Kristján Loftsson sending boats...
Humpback whale underwater

Humpback whale rescued from shark net in Australia

A humpback whale and her calf have managed to escape after becoming entangled in a...
Long-finned pilot whale

Fishermen in Norway eat pilot whale after entanglement in net

According to local reports, fishermen in Norway ate meat from a long-finned pilot whale after...

Minke Whaling Starts Again In Iceland

WDCS can report today (Saturday April 28) that Icelandic minke whalers have taken their first whales of the season. The vessel, Halldor Sigurdsson IS landed the whale and free samples of the meat appeared to be handed out to those who gathered to watch the boat come in.

See the images.

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