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Minke whale hunts stop in Iceland

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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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Endangered Southern Resident orca loses newborn calf

By Katharina Khalife / 26th July 2018

In heartbreaking news from the Pacific Northwest, the Center for Whale Research has reported that a newborn calf has died less than an hour after…

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Game of Thrones Star becomes new Patron of Whale and Dolphin Conservation

By Katharina Khalife / 26th July 2018

We are delighted to announce that Game of Thrones star Jerome Flynn has agreed to become a WDC Patron. Jerome is well-known for his role…

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Doubts remain after Icelandic Marine Institute claims slaughtered whale was a hybrid not a blue

By Katharina Khalife / 20th July 2018

Experts remain sceptical of initial test results issued by the Icelandic Marine Institute, which indicate that a whale controversially killed just a few days ago…

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Starbucks announces plastic straw ban to help save the ocean

By Katharina Khalife / 10th July 2018

The Seattle based company, Starbucks, has announced that it will eliminate all plastic straws in its 28,000 stores by 2020. The move comes one week…

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