There may be fewer than 130 western grays left. The threat they face right now is from plans for a new (third) drilling platform in their vital feeding and nursing grounds off Sakhalin island in the far east of Russia. We spent two days on the streets, and river, in central London - in weather sometimes more typical of far eastern Russia - raising awareness of the issue. We spoke directly to staff at the banks involved in funding the new platform, and made sure they got the message - we want the banks to use their power to do the right thing and help protect these whales.
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