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2010-06-16 06:05:00

Companies in Norway, Japan and Iceland are betting heavily on the lifting of a commercial whaling moratorium, and are working to develop new whale-based products ranging from golf balls to hair dye.

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2010-05-24 06:05:00

A group of conservationists and other experts said Sunday that whales and dolphins should get “human rights” to life and liberty because of growing evidence that they are highly intelligent beings.

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2010-05-11 06:30:00

Conservationists were shocked to see a gray whale which appeared off the coast of Israel on Sunday.

2010-03-15 09:46:00

WASHINGTON, March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Further demonstrating his commitment towards environmental conservation, Senator John Kerry (D-MA) today introduced legislation aimed at protecting whales.

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2009-06-24 06:25:00

Environmentalists are infuriated by a Danish request for consent to continue hunting humpback whales of the coast of Greenland.

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2009-06-17 06:35:00

Environmentalists made their opinions known at a key meeting on Tuesday involving plans to resume the hunting of humpback whales, which went under a moratorium protection over 40 years ago.

2009-06-09 11:33:00

BOSTON, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Two weeks before the annual Meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC), taking place from 22nd to the 26th of June in Madeira, Portugal, European whaling nations provoke the international community with an increase of whaling quotas and granting export permits for whale meat to Japan.

2009-03-27 06:00:00

The world's first conference on marine protected areas for marine mammals MAUI, Hawaii, March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The conservation of the world's most iconic ocean species, whales and dolphins, is to take a step forward next week with the launch of the first conference on protected areas for marine mammals.

2008-12-17 05:00:00

An animal welfare problem of major proportions has been uncovered in a new report by WDCS, the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society. PLYMOUTH, Mass., Dec.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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