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Day Three (Morning) of IWC 2016

This is not a full script, as whilst some comments are verbatim, others are paraphrased, but we endeavour to capture the essence of what was said.

The morning shift

So back to it, and the Chairman is asking for progress from drafting groups.

Day Two of IWC 2016

This is meant as a brief update on progress and hurdles this morning at IWC66 in Slovenia. We shall update when we get another gap between sessions.

IWC66/09 South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary

A Kingdom divided

It seems that whilst Denmark has been doing its utmost within the EU to pander to its overseas territories in Greenland and the Faroe Islands, the Danish citizens of these two distant lands are not so grateful. 

So what are we doing at the IWC?

One of the toughest gigs in a whale conservationist’s calendar is attending the meetings of the International Whaling Commission. The International Whaling Commission, or IWC, is the body that makes decisions about whale hunting and whale conservation.

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