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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...

Dolphin meat confiscated in Taiwan

Taiwanese authorities announced on Tuesday that they found over seven tonnes of dolphin meat in a frozen goods factory in the city of Kaohsiung over the weekend.

It is estimated that the meat came from around 150 dolphins. The factory owner, who claims the meat came from local fishermen, faces a possible jail sentence and fine for breaching Taiwan’s wildlife laws which protects all whales and dolphins.

About George Berry

George is a member of WDC's Communications team and website coordinator.