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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...

SeaWorld Orlando stops beluga whale interaction programme

SeaWorld Orlando has abruptly ended its visitor’s package which allows visitors to get in the water with the park’s beluga whales.

SeaWorld has given no indication as to why, just stating that the programme is “currently under review”.

The decision comes less than a year after one of the park’s four beluga whales died from an infection after fracturing a jaw.

About George Berry

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