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New report on Icelandic hunts reveals whale can take two hours to die

George Berry

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New report on Icelandic hunts reveals whale can take two hours to die

By George Berry / 9th May 2023

Fin whale with unexploded grenade harpoon embedded in his or her side. © Hard To Port A new report by the Icelandic government exploring welfare…

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Dolphin with jet ski

Holiday makers must be alert to potential legal action over dolphin disturbance

By George Berry / 12th April 2023

Changes to the regulations around jet ski use are a timely reminder to holiday makers and recreational water users to act responsibly around wildlife, or…

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Gray whale

UN adopts High Seas Treaty to protect the ocean

By George Berry / 6th March 2023

At the UN ‘High Seas Treaty’ negotiations in New York, a historic vote for the protection of the ocean took place at the weekend. After…

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Beluga whales in the wild

Beluga whale in River Seine dies after rescue attempt

By George Berry / 11th August 2022

A beluga whale that became trapped in the River Seine in France has sadly had to be euthanised after developing breathing difficulties during rescue efforts.…

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Tilikum, the father of Nakai. © Paul Wigmore

Orca Nakai dies at SeaWorld San Diego

By George Berry / 8th August 2022

SeaWorld San Diego has announced the death of the orca Nakai. The 20-year-old male orca was born at the facility in 2001. According to the…

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Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin © Mike Bossley/WDC

Last captive Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin to be freed in South Korea

By George Berry / 8th August 2022

Bibongi, the last Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin held in captivity in South Korea, is to be returned to the wild after 17 years. The country’s Ministry…

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