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Despite a ban on commercial whaling, whales are still hunted. A few countries still kill thousands of the animals each year and want to re-open the seas to full-scale commercial whaling. HSI is calling for a global whale sanctuary to end all whaling for commercial purposes forever.

  • Save whales, not whaling. Kevin Schafer/Alamy

HSI at IWC65

HSI's delegation at the International Whaling Commission meeting pressed for stronger protection for whales and opposed Japan and Greenland's plans for further whaling. Read a roundup of results.

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