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Humpback whale

Whale Sanctuary Enlarged

Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir has signed a regulation enlarging the whale sanctuary in Faxaflói bay.

Icelandic minke whale meat.

Icelandic Whale Watchers Protest Hunt

IceWhale, the whale watchers’ association of Iceland, strongly criticizes the fact that minke whale hunting has now begun again in Faxaflói bay, one of the most important whale watching areas in the country.