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The EU must shut its ports to whale meat!

Astrid Fuchs

Astrid Fuchs leitet bei WDC Deutschland den Bereich Policy und strategische Entwicklung. Daneben koordiniert sie die EU-Arbeit und betreut die Bereiche Walfang und Delfinarien.

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The EU must shut its ports to whale meat!

By Astrid Fuchs / 7th July 2017

More than 105,000 people responded to our call for the EU to ban the transit of whale meat through its ports. If you were one…

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Taiji – an inflated symbol of perceived culture

By Astrid Fuchs / 28th March 2017

I have the pleasure of introducing a guest blog by Kame-Kujira-Neko, a Japanese whale and dolphin advocate and author. Kame regularly blogs about whaling and…

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Turtles, whaling and Japanese money

By Astrid Fuchs / 9th November 2016

Last week, the prime minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) announced at an event held in Calliaqua, SVG, that from January 1st 2017…

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Another IWC is over – Did we save some whales?

By Astrid Fuchs / 3rd November 2016

Once IWC is over and everyone is back home at their desks, something like the post conference blues sets in. The adrenalin rush of ten…

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Another season of dolphin suffering in Taiji

By Astrid Fuchs / 30th August 2016

In a few days, another bloody season of the infamous dolphin drive hunts will start in Taiji, Japan. Last week, the Japanese Fisheries Union released…

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The pilot whale slaughter that also raises serious human health concerns

By Astrid Fuchs / 7th July 2016

Once again, more pilot whales have been slaughtered in the Faroes. This time 43 whales have been killed in the first hunt of the season…

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