Funds for small whale conservation

Date: 27/07/2009

Australia’s top environmental official has pledged AU$500,000 (NZ$630,000) to help save the world’s small whales as part of a major contribution to the International Whaling Commission. Peter Garrett, Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts committed the funds to protect small whales, dolphins and porpoises at the 61st meeting of IWC member countries in Madeira, Portugal.

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