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Fin whales return to old feeding grounds in Southern Ocean

An exciting discovery by researchers in the waters around Antarctica suggest that fin whales are...
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Icelandic whalers kill first fin whales in four years

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Humpback whale rescued from shark net in Australia

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Humpback whales in Alaska

Pumps and conveyor belts. How could more whales help save us?

We are excited to announce backing for two ground-breaking research projects to assess the little...

Minke Whaling Starts Again In Iceland

WDCS can report today (Saturday April 28) that Icelandic minke whalers have taken their first whales of the season. The vessel, Halldor Sigurdsson IS landed the whale and free samples of the meat appeared to be handed out to those who gathered to watch the boat come in.

See the images.

Find out more about the ban on whaling.