The Environmental Investigation Agency and eight other NGOs have written to the Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands, Kaj Leo Johannesen, to express their deep concerns about the high number of pilot whales killed there so far this year. In the year to August 24, 590 long-finned pilot whales have been killed.
Many issues are discussed, including the Conservation Commission, the IWC’s budget, Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling quotas and welfare issues. Most productive was the Conservation Committee, with its packed agenda demonstrating the evolution of the IWC from a ‘whalers’ club’ to an effective, modern conservation body
The Spring 2012 issue of our bi-annual newsletter Investigator, giving you an overview of our key campaign activities during the past six months. This issue features an update on our work to help the people of Muara Tae and lots more
After our campaign urging internet retail giant Amazon to stop selling whale meat via its subsidiary Amazon Japan resulted in all such products being withdrawn from sale, we call on the company to formally declare that all whale, dolphin and porpoise products will be banned from all Amazon websites, permanently