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Help End Whale Hunting in Iceland

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We are working in Iceland on a campaign to end commercial whaling.

We are dedicated to ending commercial whaling in Iceland. Last year, through our collaborative efforts with Icelandic partners, we successfully saved at least 125 fin whales, including pregnant whales. Despite our achievements, Iceland has issued a one-year permit to hunt 128 endangered fin whales. While it may be too late for this summer's hunt, the whaler says he intends to seek a permit for next summer. We must act now to ensure whaling ends for good in Iceland.





Our Achievements

Over the past year, we have organized five major events in Reykjavik to support whale conservation. These events featured notable artists such as Bjork, Axel Flóvent, and GDRN; esteemed writers including Andri Snær Magnason, Sjón, and Tom Mustill; renowned actors such Anita Briem; and leading scientists from the teams that had the first conversation with a humpback whale and discovered the sperm whale alphabet.




We have also:

  • Organized numerous protests



  • Gathered over 630,00 signatures on a Petition

  • Collaborated with local politicians to press Parliament for action

  • Partnered with international organizations for awareness campaigns

  • Wrote a letter urging the minister to end whaling, signed by over 70 ocean preservation organizations



And we successfully occupied the whaling boats stopping them from hunting for several days, which brought significant awareness to the issue




Our Future Plans

In the coming months, we will:
. Host more events in Reykjavik to raise awareness and support for whale conservation
. Work with lawyers and politicians to advocate for legislative changes to end whaling permanently
. Finish a documentary that could help raise even more awareness

Why Whales Matter

Whales are a keystone species, essential for the health of our oceans. They help fertilize the ocean, promoting the growth of phytoplankton, which produces oxygen and sequesters carbon. As the largest carbon sink on the planet, a healthy ocean is crucial for combating climate change.




How You Can Help

With your support, we can make a real difference. Join us in protecting these magnificent creatures and preserving the biodiversity of our oceans. Together, we can end commercial whaling in Iceland once and for all.

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  • Kimberly Davits
    • $50 
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  • Cécilie Marchal
    • $9 
    • 21 d
  • Yuliya Boda
    • $30 
    • 22 d
  • Yee Shin Tan
    • $50 
    • 22 d
  • Gonzalez Michelle
    • $25 
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Micah Garen
Organizer
Brooklyn, NY

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