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Press Releases: Cetaceans

Amazon.com profits from slaughter of whales

Internet giant urged to clean house and ban all cetacean products   LONDON: Internet marketplace giant Amazon.com is today called on to stop supporting commercial whaling by immediately and permanently banning the sale of all products from whales, dolphins and porpoises (collectively known as ’cetaceans’). Amazon.com’s Unpalatable Profits, a new report by the Environmental Investigation […]

EIA films screen in Australia and New Zealand

Nat Geo Wild documentaries go undercover with campaign group   LONDON: The risky undercover work of the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) is showcased in three new films to be broadcast in Australia and New Zealand on Nat Geo Wild from Thursday, January 5, 2012. A year in the making, the films follow EIA through […]

Join EIA on the front lines of global eco crime

UK broadcasts of new films going undercover with campaign group   LONDON: The risky undercover work of the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) is showcased in three new films to be broadcast in the UK on Nat Geo Wild from Thursday, December 15. A year in the making, the films follow EIA through countries as […]

Coalition condemns latest whale killings in the Faroes

Whalewatch challenges ‘inadequate’ public health and whale hunt guidelines A coalition of 10 conservation and animal welfare organisations from around the world today expressed their shock and dismay at the killing of a further 167 pilot whales at Funningsfirdi, in the Faroe Islands, on October 13th. The groups – including the Environmental Investigation Agency – […]

New fin whale export by unrepentant Iceland

Yahoo! urged to stop selling the meat of endangered whales   LONDON: The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) today confirmed that a further 131 tonnes of Icelandic fin whale has been shipped to Japan and renewed its call for global retailer Yahoo! to immediately prohibit the sale of the endangered species via Yahoo! Japan. The latest […]

Iceland exports fin whale meat as sanction threat looms

WASHINGTON DC: Environmental and welfare groups today revealed that Iceland’s commercial whaling operation exported a further 133 tonnes of whale products from endangered fin whales in July, despite the pending threat of US trade sanctions for violating conservation agreements protecting the creatures. The whale meat, worth an estimated US$1.2 million, was exported to Japan in July […]

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