Norway Urged to Stop Planned Auditory Experiment Involving Captured Minke Whales

Washington, DC—NOAH, Norway’s largest NGO for animals, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), and WDC (Whale and Dolphin Conservation) are urging Mattilsynet, the Norwegian Food Safety Authority, to revoke its approval of a potentially cruel and dangerous experiment involving wild minke whales. The research will use captured minke whales off Vestvågøy in the Lofoten area of northern Norway in order to study how the whales’ brains respond to ocean noise.

>> read more