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What it’s like to watch a harpooned whale die right before your eyes

Author Paul Watson has no problem with critics calling him and his marine-life-defending colleagues pirates—it’s far better than helplessly standing by and doing nothing in the face of the violence against animals they have witnessed. By Paul Watson / Independent…

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Cayman: At your disposal

IWC celebrates 15 years of keeping Cayman clean George Town, Cayman Islands, August 12th, 2019 – Solid waste management company Island Waste Carriers is celebrating 15 years equipping the construction, residential and commercial community with waste management education and service….

Commercial whaling denied

Japan’s proposal to resume commercial whaling denied From Sea Shepherd During the 67th International Whaling Comission (IWC), held in Florianopolis, Japan lost the vote on their proposal for the return of commercial whaling. Florianopolis, BRAZIL – Sep 14th, 2018 –…

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How whale poop could counter calls to resume commercial hunting

By Mike Shanahan From Scientific American Whales’ fecal matter feeds the ocean, giving conservationists another argument for saving them on August 28, 2018 Before whales dive into the darkness of the deep ocean they often come to the surface and…

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Hunted orcas spotlight Caribbean whaling

By Mike Gaworecki From Mongabay Whalers from the Caribbean country of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) routinely hunt small cetaceans, such as pilot whales, orcas, and dolphins. Preliminary results suggest the meat of small cetaceans hunted in SVG may…

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OPINION: Japan’s yen for whales blown

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean 360 Many Caribbean environmental groups that participated in the struggle to get their own governments not to support Japan will feel vindicated by the ICJ decision says Sir Ronald Sanders. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday April…