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Stop au massacre de dauphins aux Îles Féroé. 12 Defendants, One Movement. Warning Graphic Footage. Iles Féroé,le cimetière de la honte - Faroe Islands, the cemetery of the shame. The Cape Cod Blackfisheries and a Comparison with the Faroese Grind. December 5, 2014 Commentary by Erwin Vermeulen The choices you make once your society as a whole becomes affluent and educated, define your civilization and testify to your moral and ethical progress.

The Cape Cod Blackfisheries and a Comparison with the Faroese Grind

It really doesn’t matter how long you have been killing and how well you have documented that history. If a stop to the killing threatens the survival of your culture, your culture does not deserve to survive. ~ Erwin Vermeulen Please note that here “blackfish” refers to pilot whales, not orcas. As in the Faroes, the Cape Codders would not only take pilot whales, but also dolphins, usually referred to as “porpoises,” when available Photo: Sea Shepherd / Erwin VermeulenWhen Henry David Thoreau, of “Civil Disobedience” and “Walden” fame, visited Cape Cod in July 1855 he witnessed a pod of long-finned pilot whales — at that time and place, referred to as “blackfish” — hunted ashore at a location called Great Hollow, on the west side of the Outer Cape near the town of Truro.

Faroe Islands — Foreign activists provoke patriotic reaction (Includes interview and first-hand account) Review of a turbulent and hopeful year.

Faroe Islands — Foreign activists provoke patriotic reaction (Includes interview and first-hand account)

(Part three of a three-part series) Would you visit the Faroe Islands? The "National Geographic Traveler" conducted a comprehensive survey of 111 island communities worldwide. A panel of 522 well-travelled experts in sustainable tourism assessed the islands, rating them on a list of the most unspoiled. The Faroe Islands came out on top as the most appealing destination in the world. (Source: faroeislands.com) This, despite the fact that the pilot whale hunt (grindadráp) undoubtedly does deter some people from travelling to the Faroe Islands as tourists. Tórshavn is the capital city of the Faroe Islands. Ingi Sørensen Little influence of activistsIn 2008, no whale hunts took place, simply because no animals were sighted within hunting distance of the designated killing bays. Diver with pilot whale bone, off Morkranes, south west of Eysturoy Island. Sasha Abdolmajid (left) and Dr. This opinion article was written by an independent writer.

Faroe Islands: Foreign activists provoke patriotic reaction. 196 hunted pilot whales.

Faroe Islands: Foreign activists provoke patriotic reaction

Photo was taken on August 8, 2012 Vagur. Source: www.portal.fo The radical actions of foreign opponents to the pilot whale hunt serves to triggers patriotic counter- actions in the Faroe Islands. The vast majority of Faroese critics of the drive hunts agree the behaviour of many foreign activists is counter-productive. Review of a turbulent and hopeful year. “66 Minutes” dénonce le massacre des dauphins aux Îles Féroé ce dimanche sur M6 (vidéo)

Nous les appelons les bergers de la mer : les seasheperd.

“66 Minutes” dénonce le massacre des dauphins aux Îles Féroé ce dimanche sur M6 (vidéo)

Parmi eux, des Français qui luttent contre le massacre des dauphins. Ce mammifère marin est une espèce protégée dans toute l'Europe, sauf... aux îles Féroé, un petit archipel situé au nord de l'Ecosse. Là-bas, pêcher et manger le dauphin est une tradition. Faroe Islands: Grind season 2014 – Summary and impressions. Drastically reduced killing numbers compared to last year.

Faroe Islands: Grind season 2014 – Summary and impressions

What has happen? Faroese animal advocate, Marna Frida Olsen, shares a few thoughts on this year’s grind season.Faroes vs. Sea Shepherd ‘Operation Grindstop 2014’. Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) once again declared ‘war’ on Faroese whalers. Only 53 cetaceans (48 pilot whales and 5 northern bottlenose whales) lost their lives this summer compared to 1534 (1104 pilot whales and 430 white-sided dolphins) last year. The lives lost and saved The first hunt of the year happened before SSCS arrived on the islands. The second killing was in Hvalba on the 28. Hard to believe perhaps, but some good whale and dolphin related things do also happen on the Faroes. Last but not least, on the 30.

Because the Faroese police received considerable assistance from the Danish Navy in assuring a safe and smooth hunt, it became very clear how the Danish government has directly supported the hunt. Îles Féroé : huit Français arrêtés pour avoir défendu des dauphins. Dauphins massacrés aux Iles Feroé : j'y étais, les militants ont fait tout leur possible. Un scène de "grind" aux Îles Féroé, qui consiste à tirer les globicéphales jusqu'à une berge où ils sont tués (Sea Shepherd).

Dauphins massacrés aux Iles Feroé : j'y étais, les militants ont fait tout leur possible

Mi-juin 2014, les équipes de Sea Shepherd arrivent aux îles Féroé pour mener la plus ambitieuse mission de l'organisation : faire venir durant les trois mois d'été (période la plus propice aux massacres) près de 500 volontaires qui devront se relayer, à terre et en mer, afin de repérer les cétacés, avant les pêcheurs féringiens, pour les éloigner des côtes meurtrières. Comme en 2010, la Fondation Brigitte Bardot est partenaire de l'opération. Elle finance l'affrètement du navire ambassadeur "le Columbus" et en tant que porte-parole de la FBB, je participe de nouveau à la mission auprès des volontaires Sea Shepherd. 1er grind* empêché par les activistes ! Le 30 juillet, en pleine tempête, les militants Sea Shepherd repèrent un groupe de globicéphales au nord de l'archipel.