Sea Shepherd launch anti-poaching campaign Voxy Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Costa Rica and Latin American Sea Turtles (LAST) Association have launched Operation Pacuare, an anti-poaching campaign to protect sea turtles on Pacuare Beach in...
The International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting started on Monday amid mounting controversy over the Government of Japan’s plans to restart whaling in the Southern Ocean, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS).
When the IWC meeting opened in Slovenia, it was the first meeting since the International Court of Justic...
Marian Locksley's insight:
Sea Shepherd's Operation Icefish is Officially Launched. The Bob Barker and the Sam Simon will depart in December for the Southern Ocean. The Steve Irwin will be held back in reserve in the event that Japan decides to resume their illegal whaling activities this season.
RECORD numbers of whales face being slaughtered on Britain's doorstep this year despite a global ban on whaling, campaigners revealed today.
Marian Locksley's insight:
"The UK can take the lead and demand the EU follow in applying sanctions to enforce a ban on the obscenely cruel and unnecessary slaughter of whales that the public demands and the whales desperately need."
Kitty Block, Vice President of Humane Society International, said: Countries like Japan, Iceland and Norway must cease undermining, and in Japan's case violating, the whaling moratorium, by killing whales for commercial gain.
"We're looking to the IWC and all whale-friendly nations to hold a firm line."
Three conservation groups last week urged the IWC and Governments to take action to force Iceland to stop commercial whaling.
Sydney Morning Herald Beached whales point to population rebound Sydney Morning Herald Two dead humpback whales have washed up on NSW beaches in recent days, prompting a reminder for swimmers to avoid getting too close to the giant "shark magnets".
Opposition MPs in Iceland have demanded a review of whaling, questioning any economic benefits and fearing damage to Iceland's reputation overseas (Opposition MPs in Iceland demand economic review of whaling http://t.co/kbSvzoJnlP...
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