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Whaling vessels Hvalur 8 and Hvalur 9 docked at Reykjavik harbour.

Whaling in Iceland recommences and byproducts used for medical purposes

17 Apr Whaling has recommenced in Iceland and whaling company Hvalur hf has permission to hunt 161 fin whales this summer as well as using 20% of last year's quota. Hvalur hf. is working in cooperation with scientists at the Innovation Center in Iceland and the University of Iceland to use whale byproducts for medicinal use.

According to CEO of IP whaling company, minke whale meat is scarce in supermarkets.

Two minke whales the first catch of the season

13 Jun Two weekends ago whaling boat Rokkarinn KE caught two male minke whales, the first catch of the season. According to CEO of whaling company IP, whale meat in supermarket is getting scarce.

A minke whale being landed in Iceland.

Activists project dying whales on Icelandic restaurants in protest

27 Jun 2016 Animal rights activists from the NGO Hard To Port projected images of dying whales on the walls of Icelandic restaurant Fjalakötturinn in Reykjavík.

The boat Hrafnareyður bringing minke whale meat to Hafnarfjörður harbour.

Whale hunting season begins

3 Jun 2016 The hunting season has now begun this year and according to the whale hunters its going exceptionally well with eleven whales caught already.

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Currency

USD USD 104.74 EUR EUR 123.40
GBP GBP 141.24 DKK DKK 16.57
NOK NOK 12.86 SEK SEK 11.97
CHF CHF 104.71 JPY JPY 0.94

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