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We told them this would happen! Time to halt cruel whale experiments

By Vanessa Williams-Grey / 19th July 2022

An ill-conceived and so far ill-fated joint US/ Norwegian experiment to test minke whales‘ reaction to noise (which I wrote about in May) has concluded…

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The whale trappers are back with their cruel experiment

By Vanessa Williams-Grey / 17th May 2022

Anyone walking past my window might have heard my groan of disbelief at the news that, against all logic – rather like a bad Netflix…

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Fin whale

Is this the beginning of the end for whaling off Iceland?

By Vanessa Williams-Grey / 15th February 2022

I’m feeling cautiously optimistic after Iceland’s Fisheries Minister Svandís Svavarsdóttir wrote that there is little justification for authorising any further whaling when the current permits…

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No way is this responsible whale watching Norway

By Vanessa Williams-Grey / 4th January 2022

As a new year dawns, how I wish that for once I could be writing something positive about Norway’s relationship with whales. After Norwegian whalers…

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Net zero – why Norway’s pointless and cruel hearing experiments on minke whales must be scrapped

By Vanessa Williams-Grey / 3rd August 2021

It’s hard to know whether to breathe a sigh of relief that this year’s risky hearing experiments on juvenile minke whales off northern Norway have…

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Shameful whale experiments in Norway – what we know and why they must stop

By Vanessa Williams-Grey / 15th June 2021

As football fans settle down to enjoy a beer, a barbeque and the opening games of the Euros, my thoughts are centred on a remote…

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