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Iceland suspends annual whale hunt over animal welfare concerns

Iceland has suspended its planned hunt for fin whales this year, citing animal welfare concerns.


On June 20, Svandís Svavarsdóttir, the country’s minister of food, agriculture and fisheries, announced that the whale hunt was postponed because “the fishing method used when hunting large whales does not comply with the law on animal welfare.”


https://news.mongabay.com/2023/06/no-future-iceland-cancels-wale-hunt-over-animal-welfare-concerns/

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