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Whales evaded a ‘risky’ hearing test

The first season of a Norwegian, American and Danish research project to test the hearing of whales has ended without any results. Not a...

Whalers report better times

Norway's controversial whaling industry suddenly has the wind in its sails, with rising demand that's already resulted in a bigger harvest so far this...

‘Shoot more whales’ despite low demand

The fisheries policy spokesman for Norway's Progress Party, which holds political control of the state fisheries ministry, is calling for more whale- and seal...

Killer whale appears in Oslo’s harbour

Norway is known, and often criticized internationally, for its annual whale hunt. This week a killer whale seemed to be seeking refuge, with an...

Whale quota raised as hunt declines

Norway's fisheries minister, Per Sandberg, has raised the quota for the country's controversial whale hunt to a level that's three times the size of...

Hackers hit Norway over whale hunts

Norway has emerged as a top target of hackers and social activists known as "hacktivists." The reason: Norwegian whaling, which now is making a...

Whaling ‘stains’ Norway’s reputation

Norway launched its annual and still-controversial whaling season over the weekend, setting off a new wave of protests. A coalition of international whale protection...

Norway’s whaling under new attack

Three international environmental and animal rights organizations have issued a new report claiming how Norway not only continues to promote its controversial whaling but...

Whaling comes under fire again

The Washington-based Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) has called on the Norwegian government to stop supporting research into alternative uses for whale meat and blubber,...

Rescue operation tows whale out to sea

A large whale that surprisingly swam into the Oslo Fjord was found stranded in shallow water early Tuesday at Hvalsund on the islands of...

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