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Media Resources

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.



IWC News

75 years of the IWC

20 Ene 2021

The IWC has started the new year with the introduction of a new logo, commemorating 2021 as the 75th anniversary of the organisation. 

Guided tours of the Whale Watching Handbook

27 Nov 2020

A short film is now available to provide a guided tour of the Whale Watching Handbook, a comprehensive online tool, providing information on sustainable whale watching to regulators, policy makers, members of the public planning a trip, and the whale watching industry.

Meeting of the Conservation Committee: six work plans, 150 participants and over £125,000 of voluntary contributions

12 Oct 2020

The Conservation Committee of the IWC has concluded a very productive virtual meeting and their report is now available.  

Pacific whale and ecosystem research programme completes 11th annual cruise.

29 Sep 2020

The 11th annual cruise of the Pacific Ocean Whale and Ecosystem Research programme (IWC-POWER) has successfully completed and returned to port in Japan.

Marine debris: a substantial threat with more research required

16 Jul 2020

The Scientific Committee of the IWC has endorsed a report concluding that the impact of marine debris on cetaceans is more substantial than previously thought.