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Madeira, Portugal - June 22-26, 2009

The International Whaling Commission (IWC) is at a crossroads— and its integrity is in the balance. WWF stands ready to work with governments to move the IWC forward and find the best possible solutions for the conservation of whales, dolphins and porpoises.
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IWC Vocabulary