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The IWC welcomes enquiries from the media.  As the international, inter-governmental organisation with responsibility for conservation of whales and management of whaling since 1946, we hold a significant amount of information which we are happy to share.

 

 
 
 
 
 

Latest News

Species of the Week - Week Six

19 May 2020

Our sixth Species of the Week is the iconic killer whale - but is it actually a whale?

 

Species of the Week - Week Five

12 May 2020

Our fifth species of the week is the right whale - but how did it gain this name?

Virtual meeting of the IWC Scientific Committee begins

12 May 2020

The IWC Scientific Committee begins its first ever virtual meeting, the first year since 1955 that the world’s leading cetacean scientists have not gathered in person to discuss their latest research and develop recommendations to the Commission.

Species of the Week - Week Four

5 May 2020

This week we are focusing on the deep-diving sperm whale.

Species of the Week - Week Three

28 Apr 2020

Our third species of the week is the gray whale, whose curiosity around boats is much appreciated by whale watchers.

 

 

Species of the Week - Week Five

12 May 2020

Our fifth species of the week is the right whale - but how did it gain this name?

Virtual meeting of the IWC Scientific Committee begins

12 May 2020

The IWC Scientific Committee begins its first ever virtual meeting, the first year since 1955 that the world’s leading cetacean scientists have not gathered in person to discuss their latest research and develop recommendations to the Commission.

Species of the Week - Week Four

5 May 2020

This week we are focusing on the deep-diving sperm whale.

Species of the Week - Week Three

28 Apr 2020

Our third species of the week is the gray whale, whose curiosity around boats is much appreciated by whale watchers.

 

 

New publication: IWC Scientific Committee’s 2019 annual meeting report

23 Apr 2020

The full report of the 2019 Scientific Committee meeting is published today as the Supplement to the Journal of Cetacean Research and Management.