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‘Whale Friendly’ Restaurants Labeled in Iceland

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and the Icelandic Whale Watching Association have joined hands in labeling hotels and restaurants in Iceland which have committed to not selling whale meat.

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A sticker labeled ‘Whale Friendly’ has been placed on 54 restaurants around the country from Keflavík to Húsavík, visir.is reports.

Whale watching tour operators argue that the hunting of whales is having a negative impact on whale watching tours due to a decrease in the number of whales in the area.

Related:

31.07.2013 | Tour Operator: Whale Hunting Threatens Whale Watching

30.07.2013 | Seventy-Five Fin Whales Caught in Iceland

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