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Marine debris – don’t let out of sight be out of mind

  When I first joined EIA as Campaign Researcher on the cetaceans team six months ago, I must confess that marine debris was not something I’d given a lot of consideration to. I hate to see litter by the roadsides, but the accumulation of debris in our marine environment was out of sight and therefore […]

Scaled-down Dall’s porpoise hunt resumes in Japan

Despite the set-back of last year’s tsunami and the devastating effects it had on local communities, Japan’s annual Dall’s porpoise hunt is back – and with it, the threats to marine conservation and to public health from dangerously contaminated meat products. The largest direct hunt of any whale, dolphin and porpoise in the world – […]

Japanese whaling – a toxic tale of death and devastation

The new documentary Hunt for the Whalers, following EIA undercover investigators in Iceland and Japan, makes its UK premiere on Nat Geo Wild this Thursday, December 15, at 8pm; our visuals specialist Paul Redman was one of the team being filmed and here he reflects on almost of decade of campaigning and investigating in Japan. […]