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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...

Beach Boys cancel concert in support of campaign against whales in captivity

The Beach Boys and Pat Benatar have canceled their scheduled appearances at Busch Gardens, a venue operated by SeaWorld, becoming the latest in a long line of music acts to distance themselves from the captive whale and dolphin shows at SeaWorld facilities.

The artists were scheduled to perform in a few weeks, but the backlash over the film “Blackfish”, which highlights the cruelty behind SeaWorld’s captive orca shows, has caused them to reconsider.

About George Berry

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