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# whales

This year
Japan proposes expanding commercial whaling to fin whales
Last year
Concern mounting for safety of three bottlenose whales who have spent over a week in Bantry Bay
45 whales beached in Australia euthanised after efforts to save them failed
More than 50 pilot whales die as nearly 100 are beached in western Australia
Taoiseach wants to 'see an end' to whaling and will raise the issue with Icelandic PM
All time
Rescue efforts underway as 230 whales beached in Tasmania
World’s whales facing increasing threats along migration ‘superhighways’
Lone whale rescued from among hundreds of carcasses in Australia's worst mass beaching
70 whales rescued from Australia's worst mass beaching as 380 carcasses to be removed
200 more whales found on Australian coast with death toll from mass stranding expected to rise
Six bottlenose whales die after mass stranding on Donegal beach
20 years on, first two humpback whales recorded by Irish group are still swimming together
Japan resumes commercial whaling despite extinction fears
Russia to release 100 illegally captured whales from 'jail'
Two 'showbiz' whales from Shanghai aquarium moved to sanctuary in Iceland
Beluga whale found in Norwegian waters 'may have been trained by Russian navy'
Activists say latest case of whale washing ashore on west coast of Ireland is a 'concern'
Japan is going to start hunting whales for commercial purposes again
Leatherback turtle and beluga whale spotted in Irish waters
Two killer whales spotted off the coast of Dublin
Tánaiste orders Department to assist with investigation into beaked whale deaths
Deep Atlantic: 'If you can’t stand up, what's the difference between two and two thousand metres'
Ken O'Sullivan
Rescuers struggle to save survivors after mass beaching of 135 whales in Australia
Two killer whales spotted off the coast of Kerry
Listen to these Orca whales imitate human speech
56 dolphins and whales have washed up on Irish beaches so far this year
New Zealand beached whale crisis 'over' say rescuers
Hundreds of whales die after becoming stranded on New Zealand beach
SeaWorld to phase out killer whale shows as protests grow
Incredible drone footage shows paddle-boarder meeting up with two friendly whales
PHOTOS: Irish Air Corps spot whales off Galway coast
Column: Do we really need another pet, or are we running out of wild animals?
Paul Kiernan
Three whales washed up on a Kerry beach and one may not survive
Japan is going to have one more go at proving its whale kills are scientific
"We're trying to keep the rest alive": 100 whales die on New Zealand beach
An orca washed up on a Waterford beach yesterday
Guy decides it would be a good idea to surf a whale carcass surrounded by hungry sharks
Whale gently lifts kayakers out of water in incredible video
Five pilot whales die after pod gets stranded on Donegal beach
Awe-inspiring footage of huge whale and dolphin 'stampede' off California