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
Environmental and welfare groups today revealed that Iceland’s commercial whaling operation exported a further 133 tonnes of whale products worth an estimated $1.2 million from endangered fin whales in July, despite the pending threat of US trade sanctions for violating conservation agreements protecting the creatures
As the 63rd annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) opens today (July 11, 2011) in Jersey, a new report exposes how Iceland is defying international treaties to hunt endangered fin whales in a bid to create a new consumer market in Japan
LONDON-based campaigning organisation the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and Global Ocean Race 2011-2012 (GOR) have announced a unique partnership, working together to develop better environmental practice at sea and seek ways to prevent collisions between whales and yachts.