Faroe Islands begin "horrifically cruel" whale hunts
More attention has been placed on the hunting of cetaceans off the Faroe Islands in recent years after 1,423 dolphins were killed in just one hunt in 2021.
Multimillion-dollar whale vomit plot foiled by police
A massive haul of ambergris, often referred to as whale vomit because it orginates inside whales' intestines, was seized from smugglers by Indian authorities.
Whale hunted in Iceland takes two hours to die in disturbing footage
Nearly 40 percent of fin whales struggle for over 11 minutes before they die after being shot in Iceland, an Icelandic government report has found.
Dolphins herded with curtain of death before Taiji slaughter
Last year, the hunting in the Japanese village resulted in the death or capture of over 550 whales and dolphins.
Dolphins Slaughtered in Faroe Islands in Biggest Massacre in 124 Years
Ocean conservation groups have described the news as "horrific," renewing calls for the practise to be banned.
Whale Pictured Giving Birth at Sea in Rare Sighting
Two thrilled PhD students watched the southern right whale giving birth off the coast of Cape Town.
Wreck of 200-year-old Whaling Ship Crewed by Slave Descendants Discovered
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and partners discovered the brig, Industry, at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico in February.
Footage Shows 200-Year-Old Whaler Shipwreck Discovered off Florida Coast
The NOAA video shows an anchor, ballast, bottles and a stove resting on the ocean floor.
Sperm Whales Learned to Attack Whalers, Ramming Boats With Their Heads
Hal Whitehead, research professor at Dalhousie University, told Newsweek the whales learned to smash up the whaler boats as an act of self-defense.
Scientists Use Nuclear Bomb Detectors to Discover Population of Rare Whales
"We don't know how many whales are in this group, but we suspect it's a lot by the enormous number of calls we hear," study author Tracey Rogers said.
These Nations Consider Whale and Seal Hunting Essential During Pandemic
"These ongoing and cruel persecutions of marine mammals are increasingly out of step with modern scientific thinking," said Mark Simmonds from Humane Society International.
Why Has Iceland Stopped Whaling?
The International Whaling Commission announced an international moratorium on commercial whale hunting in 1986, but the industry continues in several parts of the world.
'Moby-Dick' Whale Bones Sought By Historic Estate
Do you have mysterious whale bones in your house? They might belong to a skeleton that inspired a passage from Herman Melville's "Moby-Dick."
Japan to Resume Commercial Whale Hunting in 2019
A moratorium on commercial whaling had been in place since 1986.
Japan Slaughtered Over 120 Pregnant Whales Last Year
The Humane Society International has condemned the "cruelty of Japan's whale hunt."
Graphic Video Reveals Brutal Whaling Tactics
A video featuring gruesome whaling tactics was released after an eight-year legal battle.
Japan Set to Reach Bluefin Tuna Fishing Quota Early
Activists say overfishing will have devastating consequences for the species.
Japan Kills More Than 300 Whales in Annual Hunt
An international moratorium on whaling only allows for hunts that have a scientific purpose.
Australia Criticizes Japanese Whaling Resumption
Activists published a photograph of a dead whale two days after leaders had discussed the issue.
Facial Recognition Could Save the Right Whale
The algorithm will save researchers countless hours spent trawling through photos of right whales.
Nissan to Hackers: We're Not Whalers, Leave Us Alone
Anonymous has been targeting Japanese and Icelandic websites over whaling.
Japan to Restart Antarctic Whaling, Prompting Backlash
Conservationists, and neighboring countries Australia and New Zealand, aren't happy with the decision.
Icelandic Whale Meat Arrives in Japan Via New Arctic Route
Fin whales are considered endangered and illegal for most countries to transport.
Japan to Resume Antarctic Whaling Over Concerns of Conservationists
Japanese whaling boats will return to the Antarctic next year despite international opposition, a government official announced Monday.