Tag: whaling


Commercial whaling – Unsustainable, inhumane, unnecessary

Japan, Norway and Iceland continue commercial whaling, which flies in the face of international environmental agreements while serving no economic or nutritional purpose. It is time for commercial whaling to end and for the IWC to reaffirm the continuation of the moratorium and promote the conservation of all whales

Front cover of our report on Pilot Whaling in the Faroe Islands (1986)

Pilot Whaling in the Faroe Islands

Our second report examines the background and history of the slaughter of pilot whales. It also assesses claims made by Faroese authorities in support of the kills. It concludes that much-heralded changes in domestic whale hunting regulations amount to nothing more than a public relations exercise