Iceland: No Whaling this Summer

Geplaatst Geplaatst in walvissenjacht

No whaling will be conducted in Icelandic waters this summer, Morgunblaðið reports. According to Kristján Loftsson, CEO of Iceland’s only whaling company, Hvalur hf., the main reason for this is tough market conditions in Japan. This will be the second year in a row that the company conducts no whaling. >> read more …

Whaling in Japan

Geplaatst Geplaatst in walvissenjacht

On July 1st 2019, Japan resumed commercial whaling after leaving the International Whaling Commission (IWC). Japanese whaling vessels set sail to hunt a quota of 52 minke whales, 187 Bryde’s whales and 25 sei whales for this year. >> read more …