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Over a hundred pilot whales slaughtered in the Faroe Islands

Villagers from the Faroe Islands slaughtered (August 27) over a hundred pilot whales as the marine mammals migrated north for the summer. More than 100,000 dolphins and small whales are hunted and killed each year, with most hunts being unregulated, illegal and unsustainable with unknown impacts on populations.

 

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