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More important ocean areas for whales and dolphin protection identified

Scientists and observers from many different countries have identified and mapped 36 new Important Marine...
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Las Vegas dolphin facility to close

Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat in Las Vegas is to permanently close....

WDC citizen science project nominated for Scottish nature award

The success of WDC's Shorewatch programme was acknowledged recently after being nominated in the Citizen...

Whale meat fetches record high at Japan auction

Sei whale meat is being sold at a record high in Japan according media reports...

Danish whaling policy under fire in run up to the IWC

Fishnewseu.com reports on the launch of the report ‘Breaking Ranks’.

In the build-up to the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting in July, conservation groups have questioned how the Danish presidency of the EU can be maintained, given that its whaling policy doesn’t mesh with EU law.

Breaking Ranks, a new report, backed by Pro Wildlife, Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society (WDCS), and Humane Society International (HSI) documents how, for the past 20 years, Denmark has actively supported countries that practice commercial whaling, repeatedly leading to conflict within the EU because EU law prohibits whale hunting and the commercial use of whale products.

Read the full article in Fishnewseu.com

You can read the full report, ‘Breaking Ranks’ by clicking on the links below