October 21, 2021

Norway: Whale Meat Ending Up in Dog Food

The acceptance of whaling is dwindling amongst the Norwegian population — and so is the appetite for whale meat — which has been finding its way […]
February 21, 2021

Dolphin Hunting — Understanding from Within

This is a short interview with Japanese activist Mineto Meguro concerning dolphin hunting in Japan. Questions: What made you first focus on addressing animal issues? A: […]
January 29, 2021

Whaling in Japan — a Propaganda Battle

By Leah Lemieux & Mineto Meguro Guest-writer Mineto Meguro represents the Japanese non-profit organization (NPO) Animal Liberator, one of the few groups in Japan focusing on […]
March 18, 2019

Japan: Leaving the IWC without losing face

What are the implications for Japan leaving the International Whaling Commission this summer? Is this devastating news for the whales or a reason for hope? When […]
August 9, 2018

Op-Ed: The Red-Stained Sea

Faroe Islands – A bloody spectacle: Whales are forced to the beach by locals, to get slaughtered. By Andrea Jeska It is ten o’clock in the […]
March 13, 2018

Taiji and the Liberal Dolphin Party

The tiny town of Taiji, and its dolphin hunts held in an innocuous local cove, have the deep support of Japan’s most powerful political forces. By […]
July 11, 2016

Boycotts against the Faroe Islands?

Last week, 6 July, saw the first grindadráp (grind) of the year in the Faroe Islands with 43 pilot whales killed. For those who want to see […]
July 30, 2015

The change from indifference to an active stance in favour of pilot whale hunting

By Erla Brekkustova As a child in the 60’ties we had whale meat (grind) and blubber occasionally, but not often, since no one in the household […]
December 16, 2014

Faroe Islands: Foreign activists provoke patriotic reaction

The radical actions of foreign opponents to the pilot whale hunt serves to trigger patriotic counter- actions in the Faroe Islands. The vast majority of Faroese […]
August 29, 2014

From the Faroese perspective — the pilot whale hunt

Cooperation rather than confrontation – in this way, whale defenders and the Faroese might jointly contribute to an accelerated end to the pilot whale hunt. Here […]
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