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SOS alert for whales off Norway!

Vanessa Williams-Grey

Policy manager - Stop Whaling and Responsible Whale Watching

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SOS alert for whales off Norway!

By Vanessa Williams-Grey / 9th March 2018

I have to admit to bitter disappointment when I arrived in Tromsø, northern Norway, a few weeks ago, hoping to see orcas, only to find…

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Iceland: A new dawn for whales and dolphins?

By Vanessa Williams-Grey / 26th January 2018

Will 2018 be the year that I can finally visit beautiful Iceland purely as a tourist, rather than a campaigner? Maybe it’s not surprising that…

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Iceland's new Left-Green prime minister declares support for environmental isssues

By Vanessa Williams-Grey / 30th November 2017

Iceland’s new prime minister, Katrín Jakobsdóttir, leader of the Left-Greens has formed a coalition government with the right-wing Independence Party and the centre-right Progressive party.…

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Best seats in the house! Watching belugas from land in Quebec

By Vanessa Williams-Grey / 7th September 2017

I’m delighted to introduce our fourth guest blog from supporter, Oliver Dirr, who has been travelling round the world, watching whales and sharing his best…

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WDC joins NGOs to lobby Japanese PM as drive hunt season opens today

By Vanessa Williams-Grey / 1st September 2017

Today marks the beginning of yet another slaughter season in Japan for hundreds of dolphins.  In Taiji, dolphins are herded into the notorious Cove, where…

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Does Japan really want to buy old fin whale meat as Loftsson empties his freezers?

By Vanessa Williams-Grey / 16th August 2017

Is Kristján Loftsson finally clearing out his freezer of ‘old meat’ from endangered fin whales? Judging by the amount of activity yesterday at the harbourside…

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