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Whaling in the North Part II 2008 and Listen to a Humpback

1) The Icelandic Minke Whaler’s Association states on its website “A conceivable agreement within the IWC?” A rough translation: “There has been an intersessional IWC meeting in London in March. According to the Icelandic IWC Commissioner, Stefan Asmundsson, there are no proposals that the IWC will start to regulate commercial whaling, even if such hints/ […]

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New Australian Government Not Meeting Expectations on Whaling

When the new Rudd government was elected in Australia late last year all sorts of promises were made about ending Japanese whaling in the Antarctic including monitoring the whaling fleet. But according to a recent article in the The Australian the government’s stated intention have gotten stuck in neutral: “A docked Australian ship supposedly monitoring […]

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