Our reports

Dying at Our Convenience

A briefing to the 64th Annual Meeting of the International Whaling Commission, in Panama, on the impacts of marine debris on cetaceans. Marine debris has the potential to affect all trophic levels and the entire food chain, from planktonic microorganisms through to marine megafauna including cetaceans

Killing for Commerce

Hundreds of whale products are being offered for sale on the Japanese website of internet search engine company Yahoo!. Killing for Commerce details how Yahoo! Japan facilitates the sale of whale meat in Japan and how US parent company Yahoo! profits from the sales of products made from endangered whales

Amazon.com’s Unpalatable Profits

A report calling on internet marketplace giant Amazon.com to stop supporting commercial whaling by immediately and permanently banning the sale of all products from whales, dolphins and porpoises. Listed products included fin, sei, minke and Bryde’s whales

Renegade Whaling

This report exposes how Iceland is defying international treaties to hunt endangered fin whales in a bid to create a new consumer market in Japan. it identifies wealthy Icelandic businessman Kristján Loftsson and his firm Hvalur hf as the driving force behind the bloody trade

Environmental Crime

A report showing the scale and impacts of environmental crime and calling for strong political will to tackle it as a matter of urgency. Environmental crimes broadly include: illegal trade in wildlife, smuggling of ozone- depleting substances, illicit trade in hazardous waste, illegal fishing and illegal logging