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International Whaling Commission: welcome to the future!

Florianópolis, Brazil, 13th September 2018. The member states of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) have just adopted the so-called "Florianópolis Declaration" by a simple majority and have thus committed themselves to a historical reorientation of the...

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Vote to establish South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary fails

Florianópolis, Brazil, 11th September 2018. The proposal by Argentina, Brazil, Gabon, South Africa and Uruguay to declare the South Atlantic a Whale Sanctuary has again not received the necessary support of a three-quarter majority at the second day of the...

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Whaling season in Europe starts

Washington, DC/Wädenswil, Switzerland/Munich, Germany, April 3, 2018: The annual whaling season in the North Atlantic began on April 1. The governments of Iceland and Norway keep ignoring the international ban on commercial whaling and continue to unilaterally...

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