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Whale Science in-action

Feature story | November 8, 2005 at 0:00

It’s that time of the year again, the six ships of the whaling fleet are leaving Japan and heading back to the culling ground, the “Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary,” to carry out “scientific testing” on 1000 whales. The “scientific test” involves...

Save whales, not whaling

Feature story | April 26, 2010 at 0:00

A proposal to keep the dying whaling industries on life support has just been unveiled by the International Whaling Commission (IWC) -- instead of a concrete plan to safeguard whales.

Shark finning – for shame, New Zealand!

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | July 13, 2011

You've got to wonder what sort of barbaric backwater you're living in when Taiwan overtakes your country in its efforts to crack down on shark finning. The last few of weeks have brought some great news for the world's sharks.

New Zealander Phil Lloyd on board the Esperanza

Image | July 27, 2004 at 1:00

New Zealander Phil Lloyd is the bosun on board the Esperanza for the current Greenpeace expedition to protect minke, fin and humpback whales from harpoons in the Southern Ocean.

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