15.04.2013A scientific steering committee to advise the Finance and Administration Committee of NAMMCO, was appointed by NAMMCO Council in September 2012, and has since met under the chairmanship of Mads Peter Heide-Jørgensen (Greenland), to begin planning for a proposed Trans-North Atlantic Sightings Survey (T-NASS) to occur in 2015.
05.04.2013NAMMCO is pleased to welcome Jill Stephanie Prewitt to the Secretariat as the new Scientific Secretary. Ms Prewitt has a background in research work with marine mammals in Alaska, and has been appointed for a 3-year term starting 3 April 2013.
11.02.2013Here is a compact history of the whaling campaign in Norway over the last nearly 30 years. The author, Steinar Bastesen, has been a leader of the whalers from 1984-1996 in the Småkvalfangerlag, but also has credentials as a fisherman, in local politics, and as a parliamentary representative. The book, in norwegian, covers the international campaign against whaling, as seen from the whale barrel (kvaltønna) the important lookout platform on the whaling boat.