Whalers try to challenge competency of IWC

On the 30th April 1998, the North Atlantic Marine Mammal Commission (NAMMCO), issued a press release entitled, 'International Observation of Whaling and Sealing'.

WDCS Letter to 'Nature'

The following letter appeared in the April edition of the science magazine 'Nature'.

Whither Whaling

Mark Simmonds and Christopher Stroud
Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society
Alexander House, James St. West, Bath BA1 2BT

Makah plan first hunt

WDCS has received reports that the Makah tribe of Washington State, USA have made plans to initiate a hunt beginning in October of 1998.


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