IMAGINE IF YOU WERE ONLY ALLOWED TO SWIM IN THE BATH THIS SUMMER

Earthrace UK launches campaign to discourage British holiday makers from paying to see captive whales and dolphins this summer With the terrible weather that Britons have been experiencing this summer, it’s no wonder that people are leaving in their hundreds and thousands for sun, sea and sand holidays abroad. Marine conservation organisation, Earthrace UK, believes […]

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NEW KILLER WHALE AND DOLPHIN SHOW TO OPEN IN UK

NEW KILLER WHALE AND DOLPHIN SHOW TO OPEN IN BOGNOR REGIS, UNITED KINGDOM, IN 2013 Today (Friday 8 June) is World Oceans Day, an annual event conceived by the Ocean Project and the World Ocean Network, both of which have supporting partners that include aquariums and marine parks that profit from entertainment using captive whales […]

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NEW BOAT GIVES PETE HIS SEALEGS BACK

Posted 5:54am 27th April 2012 NEW BOAT GIVES PETE HIS SEALEGS – SIGHTS SET ON ILLEGAL FISHING IN AFRICA On Friday 20 April, Pete Bethune launched the new Earthrace vessel at Westhaven Marina in New Zealand. He and his crew have their sights set on tackling illegal fishing off the African coast, starting this summer. […]

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PETE BETHUNE ON CARTE BLANCHE, SOUTH AFRICA

Pete Bethune from Earthrace Conservation filmed in 2011 for the popular show Carte Blanche in South Africa.

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JAPANESE WHALING ORGANISATION CONFIRMS BANKRUPTCY IMMINENT

LEAKED INFORMATION FROM WITHIN JAPANESE WHALING ORGANISATION CONFIRMS BANKRUPTCY IMMINENT Japanese whaling has come under the spotlight in recent times more than ever before, and it seems the effect on may be to see it cease to function. There has been mounting speculation that the Institute for Cetacean Research (ICR), the organisation that carries out […]

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EARTHRACE LAUNCHES WORLD’S FIRST EVER GROUP IN THE FAROE ISLANDS

18th July 2011 Earthrace Conservation has announced the launch of a new chapter based on the Faroe Islands. It’s first time any International marine conservation group has ever had a presence there on a permanent basis. The formation of the new chapter is thanks both to the passion of a few special Faroe Islanders for […]

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HEALTH RISKS TO HUMANS WILL END WHALING SAYS EARTHRACE CONSERVATION

13 July 2011 HEALTH RISKS TO HUMANS WILL END WHALING SAYS EARTHRACE CONSERVATION As the International Whaling Commission continues with its 63rd Annual meeting in the Channel Islands, Earthrace Conservation believes that ultimately, it will be the health risks of eating whales that will end the hunts that outrage the anti-whaling lobby, not the protests […]

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COULD DOLPHIN DRIVES BE SLOWLY GRINDING TO A HALT IN THE FAROE ISLANDS?

Posted 12:26am 2nd July 2011 Each year, entire pods of long finned pilot whales – a species of dolphin – are driven into bays around the coast of the Faroe Islands in a highly organised hunt involving entire communities. Up to 1,000 dolphins are slaughtered each year in the dolphin drives known as ‘grindadraps’. The […]

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FULL PROTECTION FOR ALL SEA TURTLES IN TRINIDAD?

Shocked by finding out that up to 15,000 vulnerable and endangered sea turtles are killed in Trinidad and Tobago each year during a legal five month hunting season, environmental activist Pete Bethune joined forces with local activist group, the Trini Eco Warriors, with a goal of encouraging strong measures to put an end to the […]

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