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The International Whaling Commission - IWC

The IWC was established in 1946 as the global body responsible for management of whaling and conservation of whales. Today the IWC has 88 member countries. The mandate has not changed but many new conservation concerns exist and the IWC work programme now also includes bycatch & entanglement, ship strikes, ocean noise, pollution and debris, and sustainable whale watching.


Workshop: In-depth Assessment for western North Pacific Minke

13 Aug 2023

Members of the Scientific Committee are meeting in Greece for a technical workshop as part of an In-depth Assessment for minke whales in the western North Pacific.




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