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Dwarfing all dinosaurs, the blue whale is the largest animal to have ever graced our planet. This intelligent marine predator is a keystone species of our oceans.
To support our ongoing efforts to minimize the occurrences of ships striking whales globally, the GWC has officially launched our new ship-strike website. This site will allow our followers to keep abreast of the latest news and keep track of our efforts to end these tragic collisions between ships and whales.
Visit the website: http://shipstrikes.org/
Greeat News – Iceland Calls Off Its Commercial Whale Hunt For This Year Icelandic whaling company Hvalur – the country’s only commercial fin whaling firm – has announced that it will not be hunting fin whales this summer, citing outdated regulatory standards in Japan, where its main market is located, as the reason for the […]
Dear Supporters of the GWC campaign to protect Blue Whales in the North Pacific from ship strikes, The following petition/letter has been drafted by the Great Whale Conservancy. Please read this letter, sign your name and contact information and submit the letter by clicking the SUBMIT button, or draft your own letter and send it […]
The blue whale is the largest animal species ever to have inhabited the Earth. The global population prior to human predation has been estimated at 350,000. Today that number is around 10,000. Blue whales inhabit every ocean, but one of their largest subpopulations is the Northeast Pacific group, which transits the California Bight every summer […]