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 […]
July 30, 2015

The change from indifference to an active stance in favour of pilot whale hunting

By Erla Brekkustova As a child in the 60’ties we had whale meat (grind) and blubber occasionally, but not often, since no one in the household […]
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 […]
August 11, 2014

Thoughts of a former whale hunter in the Faroe Islands

The following was written by a Faroese who formerly participated in the pilot whale hunts known as the “grind”. It is his response to misinformation on […]
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 […]
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