Pamela Anderson has made a strong stand against whale hunting in Russia this week, calling for an end to the “needless slaughter of endangered whales.”
The actress-turned-activist used her position to help draw attention to the issue, speaking at the 2015 Eastern Economic Forum this week.
Earlier in the year, she wrote to Vladimir Putin urging him to help put a stop to the whale meat trade.
In her letter, she urged Putin to prevent an Icelandic freighter from passing through Russian waters, which carried 1,700 tons of Fin whale meat, intended to be sold in the Japanese markets.
She wrote: "I believe that we both share a mutual love for animals and a deep respect for nature and for this reason I would like to make a personal request to you, on behalf of endangered Fin whales.
"Your decision could put an end to the needless slaughter of endangered whales by Iceland."