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The unicorn of the sea - the narwhal © WDC

Uk considers extending ivory ban to orcas, narwhals and sperm whales

George Berry

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The unicorn of the sea - the narwhal

Uk considers extending ivory ban to orcas, narwhals and sperm whales

By George Berry / 20th July 2021

While ivory from elephants was the initial focus of the Act, which would ban any trade (including hire) in products, irrespective of age, the government…

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Rescuing a stranded orca calf

Rescuers search for orca family after saving stranded calf

By George Berry / 12th July 2021

According to New Zealand rescue organisation Whale Rescue, the orca was found alone at Porirua, near Wellington on Sunday morning. The rescue operation is being…

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Humpback whale underwater

Rare sighting of large gathering of feeding humpback whales in Australia

By George Berry / 10th June 2021

Humpbacks usually feed during the austral (southern hemisphere) summer in the cold waters around Antarctica before heading north to breed and give birth in warmer…

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First electric whale watch takes place in Iceland

By George Berry / 12th May 2021

Iceland is one of the best places in the world to watch whales in their natural environment and Húsavík on the north coast offers wonderful…

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Antarctic minke whale

Japanese whalers plan to build new factory ship

By George Berry / 11th May 2021

According to Jiji Press, Kyodo Senpaku Co., a subsidiary of the government’s Institute of Cetacean Research, announced on April 10th that it will spend 6…

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WDC’s Green and Blue Gala to celebrate Earth Day

By George Berry / 5th May 2021

170 leaders and innovators in the world of business joined WDC and BRITA to celebrate Earth Day on Thursday 22 April. The event focussed on…

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