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Iceland to resume killing endangered whales

Blog by Jason Schwartz | March 13, 2014

Fin whales are the second largest animals in the world, after blue whales. They are sleek and swift, not as bulky as their larger cousins. Usually solitary, fin whales are occasionally seen migrating in pods as large as 300 individuals. They...

Another Win for Whales: Endangered Fin Whales get help from President Obama

Blog by Phil Kline | September 16, 2011 5 comments

Yesterday President Obama took a step in the right direction to meet his campaign promise to work to end commercial whaling. The President imposed diplomatic sanctions on Iceland over their commercial Fin whale hunting as ...

2,000 Tonnes of Frozen Whale Meat

Blog by Phil Kline | May 18, 2011 8 comments

There’s a freezer in Iceland storing 2,000 tonnes of whale meat that no one wants. And every year they keep packing more into it by killing more whales. It’s completely senseless. Iceland is one of the few countries in the world...

Commercial Whaling-—spanning the globe from Japan to Iceland

Blog by Phil Kline | January 28, 2011 5 comments

We continue to work to end all commercial whaling at the global scale campaigning on many fronts. Many of you have already contacted President Obama asking him to live up to his campaign promise to end all commercial whaling by...

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