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More important ocean areas for whales and dolphin protection identified

Scientists and observers from many different countries have identified and mapped 36 new Important Marine...

Whale meat fetches record high at Japan auction

Sei whale meat is being sold at a record high in Japan according media reports...

Rescuers find young girl’s body surrounded by dolphins

Reports from South Africa about a tragic drowning off Llandudno beach, Cape Town say that...
The Yushin Maru catcher ship of the Japanese whaling fleet injures a whale with its first harpoon attempt, and takes a further three harpoon shots before finally killing the badly injured fleeing whale. Finally they drowned the mammal beneath the harpooon deck of the ship to kill it.  Southern Ocean.  07.01.2006

Moves to overturn whaling ban rejected

Last week, the 68th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC, the body that regulates...

Actor Stephen Fry backs WDC campaign

Actor, Stephen Fry has backed WDC latest campaign to stop the brutal Japanese dolphins hunts by urging his five million followers on Twitter to sign WDC’s petition to ban the annual dolphin hunt off the coast of Taiji, Japan.  

Our campaign exposes the true cruelty behind the methods used by the fishermen in Taiji. In his post on Twitter, Fry shared the link to the harrowing YouTube WDC campaign video wrote – “Help stop the horror behind the killing of dolphins in Taiji. Check out the shocking footage. Sign the petition.”