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Japan returns from whaling season with 177 ‘kills’

Katharina Khalife

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Japan returns from whaling season with 177 ‘kills’

By Katharina Khalife / 24th August 2018

Japanese Newspaper Mainichi has reported that the whaling fleet has returned, reporting 177 kills in the name of ‘research’. Over the summer months, the fleet…

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Endangered Southern Resident orca Tahlequah’s tour of grief is over

By Katharina Khalife / 13th August 2018

Whales and dolphins are known to grieve for their dead but Southern Resident orca J35, known as Tahlequah, carried her dead new-born in a record…

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Experts try to save sick Southern Resident orca Scarlet (J50)

By Katharina Khalife / 13th August 2018

An unprecedented attempt has been launched in the Pacific Northwest to save ailing Southern Resident orca Scarlet (J50), a young female who has been in poor condition…

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Video game to save endangered St. Lawrence Belugas

By Katharina Khalife / 3rd August 2018

A computer simulator that resembles a video game could save the endangered St. Lawrence beluga whales. The simulator will help scientists to enter data about…

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Minke whale hunts stop in Iceland

By Katharina Khalife / 30th July 2018

Iceland’s commercial hunt of minke whales has ended for this year. The common minke whale is the main species targeted by Japan, Norway and Iceland when they…

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Holiday giant Thomas Cook stops selling tickets to Seaworld and Loro Parque

By Katharina Khalife / 30th July 2018

Holiday giant Thomas Cook stops selling tickets to Seaworld and Loro Parque Following a three month ultimatum to improve welfare standards Whale and Dolphin Conservation welcomes…

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