Aug. 7, 2021

MMS 99: Conservation of small cetaceans and the IWC

MMS 99: Conservation of small cetaceans and the IWC

On this week’s episode Guest Dr. Lindsay Porter, Chair of the International Whaling Commission’s Small Cetaceans Sub-Committee, talks to Dr. Ashley Scarlett about the work of the Sub-Committee on the conservation of dolphins, porpoises, and beaked...


On this week’s episode Guest Dr. Lindsay Porter, Chair of the International Whaling Commission’s Small Cetaceans Sub-Committee, talks to Dr. Ashley Scarlett about the work of the Sub-Committee on the conservation of dolphins, porpoises, and beaked whales. One current issue is the threat posed by “wild meat” - the hunting and killing of small cetaceans for food and bait.