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Iceland Whaling Company Using Whale Oil for Fuel

This morning we posted a Guardian (UK) story on our Facebook page about Iceland’s lone whaling company combining oil extracted from endangered fin whales with marine oil to power their fleet. 339 more words

Act Right Now - Save a Species

The NBWM will host a press conference on Sunday, at noon, in our Cook Memorial Theater to bring attention to an important policy issue affecting the North Atlantic right whale. 525 more words

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Inupiat and Alaska Delegation Prepare for Battle at IWC Meeting

One of the benefits of having shared a U.S. Department of Education grant with the Inupiat of Alaska’s North Slope, was the exchange of cultural knowledge and practices.  309 more words

Global Rise in Consumption of Whale Meat

In January of this year, Dr. Martin D. Robards of the Wildlife Conservation Society; and Dr. Randall R. Reeves (a good friend to the New Bedford Whaling Museum) of Okapi Wildlife Associates… 97 more words


Rare Whales, Amazon 'Clears the Shelves', March 1 Lecture

Yesterday, we posted a story about Amazon.com.jp selling nearly 150 different whale products. Apparently the global reaction to this news has prompted Amazon in Japan to… 150 more words


Whales for Sale on Amazon.com in Japan

Despite the heavily subsidized nature of the industry, and the consistent opposition from most people on the planet, the hunt and sale of whale, dolphin and porpoise continues in Japan. 50 more words


Gary Jobson launches lecture series, Feb. 2.

Gary Jobson, world-class sailor and president of US SAILING will be the first of 12 distinguished speakers in a combined lecture series beginning on Thursday, February 2 at the Whaling Museum. 496 more words