From managing commercial slaughter to saving the whale – the International Whaling Commission at 75
Governments come together under the auspices of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) to make decisions that affect whales (and more recently dolphins and porpoises too)…Read More
Whale meat is not a traditional Norwegian dish – don’t believe the hype
Covid-19 appears to have been born out of the cruelty of keeping live animals in a Chinese ‘wet market’. Its impacts have been devastating for…Read More
What now for the whales of Japan?
News that Shinzo Abe is stepping down as Japan’s prime minister could be another nail in the coffin for the country’s whaling industry. It offers…Read More
Whaling: an inconvenient truth – the hunters are not only killing whales, they are killing us too.
As we hope for an end to the coronavirus crisis, we should reflect on another existential threat – the climate change – a threat which…Read More
The world is watching Japan this Rugby World Cup so let’s Stop Whaling
Today is the start of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. As a Welshman, I am of course looking forward to the rugby, but…Read More
Whaling and dolphin hunts in Japan – it’s all money and politics
I have been busy representing WDC in a number of press interviews on the launch of the annual dolphin hunts in Taiji, Japan and the…Read More