Greenland

How your restaurant order can save whales!

We are fortunate to have A-level student, Xavier Tobin, working with us as a volunteer with the Stop Whaling team. Here, Xavier introduces some new resources which ask visitors to whaling regions not to be tempted to eat whale meat or purchase whale products during their stay.

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. 

Under the radar

It is shocking enough to hear that this year’s IWC meeting has given permission for Greenland to annually kill nearly 200 whales – including humpback and bowhead whales - for the next four years but there is another gruesome activity that doesn’t apparen

NGOs denounce the European Union for promoting the killing of whales

EU countries undermine the global ban on commercial whaling

On the opening day of the 65th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) in Slovenia, 15 civil society organizations, including Whale and Dolphin Conservation have denounced member countries of the European Union for effectively sentencing humpback whales to death through the promotion of commercial whale hunts.

Has The Netherlands broken ranks to criticise Greenlandic whaling?

The EU Commission has been working hard to keep all EU members aligned with its instructions that they must support Denmark and Greenland and to date, has suffered no criticism without retalitory private hand slaps being handed out to wayward countries that didn't swallow the Greenland pitch that it should be able to sell to tourists and so, by default, commercialise its hunt.

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