International Whaling Commission

Type: Organization
Name: International Whaling Commission (IWC)
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

PHOTOS: Stunning images of whales that will make your day

Sometimes you just need photos of gigantic animals to remind you of the awesomeness in the world. We figured images of whales jumping, swimming, splashing and protecting their young was a good place to start.In just two weeks, Greenpeace will travel to ... [Published Greenpeace USA - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Commentary: Beached whale for breakfast

Vegetarians love to pretend that humans are ‘naturally’ inclined to avoid meat. But a bizarre scene in South Africa shows that people will go to disturbing lengths for a meal of meat.File this story under the heading, “Problems We’re Glad We Don’t Ha ... [Published CattleNetwork.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Greenpeace’s plea to JK on whaling

>International Whaling Commission (IWC) member nations will meet next month in Slovenia to vote on a proposal for the creation of a permanent whale sanctuary in the South Atlantic. ... [Published Tanzania Citizen - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese whaling: the saga continues

Japan’s Antarctic whaling program was  ruled illegal  in March by the International Court of Justice (ICJ), yet Tokyo is pushing for a return. With another showdown looming at September’s International Whaling Commission (IWC) meet, is it déjà vu all ... [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Locals carve up dead whale on Palm Beach, KZN (video)

This after a 9m male humpback whale washed out on the beach this morning, according to South Coast Herald.Many local women were pleased with the “boon” and were seen hacking pieces off the animal’s carcass to take home to feed their families.In a video ... [Published Citizen.co.za - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

The fate of thousands of whales is in the hands of Tanzania

This year, at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meetings in Slovenia, member nations will vote for the second time on a proposal that would create a permanent whale sanctuary in the South Atlantic. In 1994, the Commission declared the entire ... [Published Greenpeace USA - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Russia seizes Japan research whaling ship in Sea of Okhotsk

Russia has seized a Japanese research whaling ship in the Sea of Okhotsk on suspicion of intruding into Russian territorial waters, government sources said on Friday.The 712-ton Shonan Maru No. 2 left Japan on Aug. 8 to examine whales in the Sea of Okhotsk ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

International Workshop Recommends IWC Provide Scientific Information on Marine Debris Impacts

15 August 2014: Participants discussed how the International Whaling Commission (IWC) can best use its management focus and scientific expertise to address and reduce the impacts of marine debris on cetaceans. The discussion took place at an international ... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Tanzania launches strategy to benefit from tuna catches

BAGAMOYO, SundayTanzanian authorities Sunday launched a new tuna fishery strategy aimed at enabling the east African nation to reap maximum benefits from catches of tuna by foreign vessels in its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).Mr Yohana Budeba, Tanzania’s ... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 2 reports

Rarest Dolphins Under Threat from Oil Exploration

TEMPO.CO , Jakarta  - The New Zealand government has been accused of threatening the survival of the Maui’s dolphins, one of world’s rarest dolphin breeds, with just 55 of the animals remaining.The Maui’s dolphin is endemic to New Zealand and is only ... [Published Tempo.co - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Dominican Republic defends whales, but doesn’t pay world quota

Santo Domingo.- The Environment Ministry warned Friday that Dominican Republic will defend in any arena the humpback whales that migrate every year to Navidad and La Plata banks, near Puerto Plata and Samana, to halt their continued hunt, although minister ... [Published Dominican Today - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Incredible Video Shows Researchers Chasing And Tagging Minke Whales In The Antarctic

Scientists have for the first time recorded the extraordinary feeding behaviour of Antarctic minke whales, which are about 7 metres in length, showing the mammals lunge feeding up to 100 times per hour under the sea ice, gorging on krill.The Americans ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Aug 15 2014]

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...that as skies clear over the Labor Day Weekend, much of Southcentral Alaska could see overnight temperatures dipping down to the mid- to low 30s. "We could see a light frost, but snow is not expected" Burling said. But winter is on its way...
"There are some extreme green groups that are critical of the government's steps to protect the Maui's dolphin but I'm confident I'm doing everything practical to ensure their survival" he said, per The Guardian
"We sympathize with Greenpeace’s efforts and foresee that as Government we will do everything within our reach to halt the killing of whales" Environment said in a statement
...The report stated current protection "falls short of that required to reverse the Maui s dolphin decline"

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AK Beat: Worried about grizzly population, feds... [Published Anchorage Daily News - Aug 30 2014]
PHOTOS: Stunning images of whales that will mak... [Published Greenpeace USA - Aug 28 2014]
Commentary: Beached whale for breakfast [Published CattleNetwork.com - Aug 27 2014]
Greenpeace’s plea to JK on whaling [Published Tanzania Citizen - Aug 27 2014]
Japanese whaling: the saga continues [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Aug 26 2014]
Japanese whaling ship detained in Sea of Okhots... [Published Itar Tass - Aug 26 2014]
The fate of thousands of whales is in the hands... [Published Greenpeace USA - Aug 25 2014]
Ocean Roundup: Methane Seeping from U.S. Atlant... [Published Oceana - Aug 25 2014]
Locals carve up dead whale on Palm Beach, KZN (... [Published Citizen.co.za - Aug 25 2014]
Russia seizes Japan research whaling ship in Se... [Published Japan Times - Aug 22 2014]
Russia inspecting Japanese whale survey ship [Published NHK - Aug 22 2014]
International Workshop Recommends IWC Provide S... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - Aug 21 2014]
A rational conversation on whaling [Published Japan Times - Aug 18 2014]
Another dead blue whale beached at Khuddi Creek [Published WWF Pakistan - Aug 18 2014]
Tanzania launches strategy to benefit from tuna... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 17 2014]
Oil and gas exploration threatens world's rares... [Published Digital Journal - Aug 16 2014]
Rarest Dolphins Under Threat from Oil Exploration [Published Tempo.co - Aug 16 2014]
Dominican Republic defends whales, but doesn’t ... [Published Dominican Today - Aug 15 2014]
NZ Greens: Seismic Surveys Can Harm Maui’s Dolp... [Published Subsea World News - Aug 15 2014]
Rarest dolphins under threat from oil explorati... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 15 2014]
Study reveals Antarctic minke whales feeding 'f... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 15 2014]
Scientists spy on Antarctic minke whales' eatin... [Published ABC Online - Aug 15 2014]
Incredible Video Shows Researchers Chasing And ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Aug 15 2014]
Though I Keep Getting Detained, I'll Never Stop... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 13 2014]
Porpoise Needs More Protection Now [Published National Geographic - Aug 13 2014]
Islamic Sharia Law Cited as Obstacle to Eradica... [Published CNS News - Aug 07 2014]
Introduction to the Convention on International... [Published IISD - Aug 06 2014]
Iceland Says Whaling in National Waters 'Sustai... [Published Russia Profile - Aug 05 2014]
‘Stranded whale was on food hunting mission’ [Published Times of Oman - Aug 04 2014]
Iceland: Whaling in national waters is ‘sustain... [Published Undercurrent News - Aug 04 2014]
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All parties need to help save Maui’s dolphins [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Jul 30 2014]
Forest & Bird is urging all political parties to adopt the recommendations of scientists - and the International Whaling Commission - in order to save to save the Maui’s dolphin from extinction. ...
Whale Collisions Spark Calls for Ship Speed Lim... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jul 23 2014]
Right now, some 20,000 humpback whales are enjoying the warm waters of Australia’s East Coast, where they migrate every year during Antarctica’s winter to feed, breed and calve. They are the product of a wildly successful conservation program launched ...
Whale Collisions Spark Calls for Ship Speed Lim... [Published The China Blog - Jul 23 2014]
Right now, some 20,000 humpback whales are enjoying the warm waters of Australia’s East Coast, where they migrate every year during Antarctica’s winter to feed, breed and calve. They are the product of a wildly successful conservation program launched ...
Whale Collisions Spark Calls for Ship Speed Lim... [Published TIME.com - Jul 23 2014]
Right now, some 20,000 humpback whales are enjoying the warm waters of Australia’s East Coast, where they migrate every year during Antarctica’s winter to feed, breed and calve. They are the product of a wildly successful conservation program launched ...
Revealed: whale-watching boats the greatest col... [Published News: Datablog | guardian.co.uk - Jun 27 2014]
Guardian Australia analysis of International Whaling Commission data shows motor yachts, naval vessels and ferries come close behind Whales are more likely to to be hit by whale-watching boats than any other identified vessel type, data from the International ...
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