July 11, 2016

Boycotts against the Faroe Islands?

Last week, 6 July, saw the first grindadráp (grind) of the year in the Faroe Islands with 43 pilot whales killed. For those who want to see […]
January 16, 2016

Dolphins: A reflection for the new year

ne of the moments which left the biggest impression on me in 2015, was meeting a young journalist during my trip to China to help promote […]
June 29, 2015

European anti-dolphin-captivity demo attracts hundreds once again

Brussels – The Atomium in Belgium was again the striking backdrop to the ‘Europe: Close Dolphinaria!’ protest on Saturday 27th June. rganised by Annelies Mullens, an […]
December 16, 2014

Faroe Islands: Foreign activists provoke patriotic reaction

The radical actions of foreign opponents to the pilot whale hunt serves to triggers patriotic counter- actions in the Faroe Islands. The vast majority of Faroese […]
August 29, 2014

From the Faroese perspective — the pilot whale hunt

Cooperation rather than confrontation – in this way, whale defenders and the Faroese might jointly contribute to an accelerated end to the pilot whale hunt. Here […]
July 31, 2014

When will the pilot whale hunt end in the Faroe Islands?

The pilot whale hunt in the Faroe Islands will end in the not too distant future. In this the Faroese are mostly in agreement, even many […]
July 1, 2014

Protest for Europe’s dolphins attracts hundreds

Brussels – Saturday June 28 saw the second ‘Close Dolphinaria in Europe’ demonstration, which was held at the striking structure of the Atomium in the capital […]
November 21, 2013

Faroe Islands — Between lethal tradition and awakening

A total of 1,534 pilot whales and dolphins had already been slaughtered in the Faroe Islands this year by mid-November. A bitter setback for whale and […]
June 5, 2013

Loving dolphins to death

Dolphins suffer in captivity. These highly intelligent and self-aware creatures cannot be humanely kept in captivity. Therefore, a change in thinking in dealing with them is […]