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New Report: Escalating hunts kill over 100,000 small whales and dolphins

New Report: Escalating hunts kill over 100,000 small whales and dolphins

Hunted Clymene dolphins, Ghana We have teamed up with conservation organization Pro Wildlife to produce a report that shines a spotlight on the horrific numbers of small cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) being slaughtered around the world, driving some populations towards extinction. According to our study, more than 100,000 are currently killed each year, with…

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Taiji's cove with boats rounding up dolphins to be slaughtered or sold to aquraiums

WDC in Japan – Part 4: A journey to Taiji’s killing cove

Every year in Taiji, Japan, 500 to 600 dolphins of various species are killed, or captured and sold to zoos and aquariums worldwide. I had to visit the home of the notorious ‘cove’ to understand why and how this is still happening, and what needs to be done to end it forever. But I wasn’t prepared for what I witnessed.

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Faroe Islands – out of sight but not out of mind

We have been working to end the pilot whale slaughter in the Faroe Islands for many years, but the killing of at least 1,428 Atlantic white-sided dolphins on the 12thSeptember marked a new low and many Faroese people were appalled too. As media attention has faded, I wanted to assure you that we haven’t forgotten…

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