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We’re in a global climate emergency, so why are we putting out more emissions than ever?

Despite growing awareness of the climate emergency and mass demonstrations around the world demanding urgent action, two new reports reveal we’re collectively pumping out more dangerous gas emissions than ever. The reports from the United Nations Environmental Programme and the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) show that action on the streets has yet to translate into […]

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All about whales – blogging from IWC65 in Slovenia

At the 65th Meeting of the International Whaling Commission in Portorož, Slovenia, EIA arrived with a new report on Iceland’s whaling, documenting its flouting of two international conventions in its pursuit of commercial hunting of the endangered fin whale and its efforts to escalate exports of whale products to Japan

Iceland - a deathtrap for Whales.
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A week for whales – EIA is at the 65th IWC meeting

The International Whaling Commission meets in Slovenia to discuss issues including a South Atlantic whale sanctuary, Japan’s request for a ‘relief’ quota of 17 minke whales, action to protect cetaceans on the high seas, Greenland’s application for an Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling quota and the threat of marine debris

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EIA is blogging from the IWC in Panama this week

A resolution was proposed by Monaco on highly migratory cetaceans in the high seas. It sought to increase the synergy between the IWC and the United Nations on the conservation of whales, dolphins and porpoises (cetaceans) and to focus UN attention on the whaling carried out in these waters despite the moratorium