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At least 31 pilot whales dead after mass stranding at New Zealand beach

At least 31 pilot whales have died after a mass stranding at a New Zealand beach known to be a notorious spot for whale deaths. Wildlife officials said the pod was first spotted on Thursday, beached across three kilometres of Farewell Spit on the South Island. On Friday, rescuers managed to refloat five whales who […]

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Commercial whaling in Iceland could be banned within two years

Commercial whaling in Iceland could be banned within two years, after a government minister said there was little justification for the practice. The northern European country, an island in the North Atlantic, is one of few places to allow whale hunting. But demand for the mammals’ meat has decreased dramatically since Japan resumed commercial whaling […]

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Whaling Industry: Japan, Norway and Iceland compete to lead $31 million market

Thousands of whales are murdered each year for their blubber, meat and ambergris even though commercial whaling is banned worldwide. Whaling is the process of hunting down whales. Thousands of whales are murdered each year for their blubber, meat and ambergris even though commercial whaling for profits is banned by the International Whaling Commission (IWC) […]