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Turtles, whaling and Japanese money

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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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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The IWC Scientific Committee meeting: Science and politics

By Astrid Fuchs / 8th June 2016

Tuesday saw the start of the International Whaling Commission’s (IWC) 2016 Scientific Committee meeting, hosted in Bled, Slovenia. WDC experts have been part of the…

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Celebrating 10 years of WDC NA: Towards an end to whaling

By Astrid Fuchs / 15th December 2015

Celebrating 10 years of WDC´s presence in North America is a good opportunity to look both back on our accomplishments to date and forward to…

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