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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

Latest satellite tagging information shows that nothing is simple in cetacean science

8 Nov 2017

A programme aiming to build a clearer picture of southern right whale migration and feeding grounds has revealed a substantial variety of animal behaviours. 

Entanglement training concludes in Columbia

5 Oct 2017

IWC entanglement response training for Colombia


IWC entanglement response training for Norway

5 Oct 2017

IWC entanglement response training has concluded successfully in Sortland, Norway.  

IWC-POWER Research Ship returns to Japan

5 Oct 2017

The 8th annual IWC-POWER research cruise has concluded successfully after 12 weeks at sea.  The International Whaling Commission - Pacific Ocean Whale and Ecosystem Research (IWC-POWER) programme is a long-term, international collaboration studying cetacean populations in the North Pacific, including some areas which have not been surveyed for 40 years.