Defend oceans

Last edited 25 February 2016 at 1:08pm

Our beautiful oceans are home to a staggering 80% of life on Earth. But destructive fishing, pollution and climate change are damaging them on a scale unimaginable to most people. Species are being driven towards extinction because of overfishing and habitat destruction. We are campaigning for marine reserves, and for an end to unsustainable fishing.

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10 good reasons to protect whales

Killing whales for food has been happening for millennia. But it was commercial whaling – turning whales into barrels of oil for profit – that led to the...
Posted by Willie - 21 October, 2016 - 13:42

Why is everyone talking about whale poo?

Whales are special. No, not for any stereotypical hippy la-la reasons, this is *science*! Healthy oceans need lots of healthy whale populations: they keep...
Posted by Willie - 20 October, 2016 - 16:55

A brief history of whales and commercial whaling

Commercial whaling devastated the world’s biggest whale species, pushing some of them to the very brink of extinction in the early to mid 20th Century. Whaling...
Posted by Willie - 20 October, 2016 - 15:58

International Whaling Commission meeting 2016 – what to expect.

Delegations from global governments, and representatives from NGOs are currently on their way to Slovenia for the biennial meeting of the International Whaling...
Posted by Willie - 20 October, 2016 - 14:59

New trade protections for sharks - but are they enough?

Like it or not, around the world many species of animals are seen as tradeable commodities – for things like food, fur, fashion or medicine. Of course we know...
Posted by Willie - 19 October, 2016 - 10:01

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