EARTHRACE LAUNCHES WORLD’S FIRST EVER GROUP IN THE FAROE ISLANDS
18th July 2011 Earthrace Conservation has announced the launch of a new chapter based on the Faroe Islands. It’s first time any International marine conservation group has ever had a presence there on a permanent basis. The formation of the new chapter is thanks both to the passion of a few special Faroe Islanders for […]
HEALTH RISKS TO HUMANS WILL END WHALING SAYS EARTHRACE CONSERVATION
13 July 2011 HEALTH RISKS TO HUMANS WILL END WHALING SAYS EARTHRACE CONSERVATION As the International Whaling Commission continues with its 63rd Annual meeting in the Channel Islands, Earthrace Conservation believes that ultimately, it will be the health risks of eating whales that will end the hunts that outrage the anti-whaling lobby, not the protests […]
COULD DOLPHIN DRIVES BE SLOWLY GRINDING TO A HALT IN THE FAROE ISLANDS?
Posted 12:26am 2nd July 2011 Each year, entire pods of long finned pilot whales – a species of dolphin – are driven into bays around the coast of the Faroe Islands in a highly organised hunt involving entire communities. Up to 1,000 dolphins are slaughtered each year in the dolphin drives known as ‘grindadraps’. The […]