News tagged with minke whales

Minke whale hunting ends in Iceland

The controversial hunt for minke whales in Iceland has come to end after declining profits led to the local industry closing, the International Fund for Animal Welfare said on Friday.

dateJul 28, 2018 in Ecology
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Japan whale hunt killed 122 pregnant minkes

Japan killed 122 pregnant minke whales during a highly controversial annual whaling expedition that Tokyo defends as scientific research but conservationists call "gruesome and unnecessary."

dateMay 31, 2018 in Ecology
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