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Iceland Has Killed Its ‘Last’ Whale As Industry Shuts Down ‘For Good’

Iceland Has Killed Its ‘Last’ Whale As Industry Shuts Down ‘For Good’

Icelandic whaling business IP-Utgerd has announced it is ending whaling for good. “I’m never going to hunt whales again, I’m stopping for good,” Gunnar Jonsson, managing director for IP-Utgerd, told the AFP. The company is...
Lewis Hamilton Condemns $2 Billion Trophy Hunting Industry

Lewis Hamilton Condemns $2 Billion Trophy Hunting Industry

Updated October 10, 2019. Vegan athlete Lewis Hamilton is urging followers not to support dolphin shows. The five-time Formula 1 racing champion is currently in Japan ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix on October 13....
Animal Planet Exposes Whale Industry to 90 Million Households

Animal Planet Exposes Whale Industry to 90 Million Households

Animal Planet's hit reality series "Whale Wars" is returning to TV screens. The series revolves around ocean conservation society Sea Shepherd as it works to confront Japanese whalers. From 2008, "Whale Wars" ran for seven...
Japanese Lose Taste for Whale Meat As Whaling Returns

Japanese Lose Taste for Whale Meat as Whaling Returns

Japan has resumed whaling after more than 30 years but the nation may no longer be a profitable market for whale meat. Commercial whaling was banned by an International Whaling Commission (IWC) moratorium in 1986...
Iceland Cancels Fin Whale Hunting for 2019

Iceland Cancels Fin Whale Hunting for 2019

Iceland will not hunt fin whales this year, sparing the lives of more than a hundred marine mammals. Hvalur hf., the only company in the Nordic island nation that hunts fin whales, announced it won't...
F1 Champ Lewis Hamilton In a Race to End Iceland's Whale Hunt

Lewis Hamilton Speaks Out Against Iceland’s Whale Hunt

Five-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton is speaking up for the thousands of whales that may be slaughtered in Iceland. The vegan athlete took to Instagram to share a repost from non-profit marine conservation...
Legal Challenge Could End Japanese Dolphin Hunting for Good

Japan’s Notorious Dolphin Hunt Could Soon Be Illegal

Dolphin hunting in Taiji, a whaling town in Japan, could soon be illegal. According to The Guardian, nonprofit Action for Dolphins and Japanese NGO the Life Investigation Agency have both submitted evidence to end the...
Japan’s Departure From International Whaling Commission Ends Antarctic Whaling

How Japan’s Exit From the Whaling Commission Could Be a Huge Victory for Whales

After years of public denial, Japan withdrew from the International Whaling Commission (IWC) earlier this month so that it can continue its commercial whaling operations. It's a move the conservation group Sea Shepherd sees as...
Vegan Nonprofit Sea Shepherd Launches Icelandic Chapter to Help Prevent Commercial Whaling

Vegan Nonprofit Sea Shepherd Launches Icelandic Chapter to Help Prevent Commercial Whaling

International marine conservation nonprofit Sea Shepherd has launched a new chapter in Iceland. The group has divisions all over the world, however, up until now, Iceland hasn't been one of them. But the group has...