Press Releases

Fish Buyers Urged to Reject Seafood Caught by Icelandic Whalers

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Brussels, Belgium— A coalition of animal welfare and conservation groups has launched a new online ad campaign to coincide with the 2015 Seafood Exposition Global and Seafood Processing Global convention in Brussels this week, advising...

Court Update: Importing Wild Beluga Whales for Captivity

Monday, March 16, 2015
Washington, D.C.— The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), Whale & Dolphin Conservation (WDC), Cetacean Society International (CSI), and Earth Island Institute (EII) today filed their joint response to Georgia Aquarium, Inc., in the case of Georgia...

Norwegian Whale Products Trigger Public Health Concerns

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Whale meat shipped from Norway to Japan contains levels of harmful pesticides—including aldrin, dieldrin and chlordane—that violate human health standards established by the Japanese government, according to tests conducted by the Japan’s Ministry of Health,...