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Icelandic Whalers push to turn the tide to continue whaling

Running counter to the news earlier this year from Iceland, when the fisheries minister announced that whaling there made no economic sense and raising hopes worldwide that it would at long last cease by the end of 2023, two whaling enterprises have now stepped up to...

Iceland looks set to resume whaling again

While only one month ago, the Icelandic fisheries minister, Svandis Svavarsdottir, announced that the government licences for whaling will likely not be re-issued when the existing quotas expire in 2023, pointing to the lack of any economic justification for the...

UN High Seas Treaty: Progress but not there yet

18th of March 2022 (New York) Today marks the end of the fourth round (IGC 4) of UN High Seas Treaty negotiations set to protect two thirds of our planet. Unfortunately, the keenly awaited final round of negotiations of – an almost 20-year process- in achieving...

Japanese police investigate mercury in dolphin meat

Police in Wakayama Prefecture in Japan have started a formal investigation into the levels of mercury in dolphin meat being sold in the town of Taiji. This is the result of a criminal complaint brought forward by the organisation ‘Action for Dolphins’.  The complaint...
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