As WDC North America’s Conservation and Education Manager, I spend a lot of my time working on outreach projects to educate children and adults about whales and dolphins. One of my favorite roles is educating boaters about operating safely around whales. For the past five years I have worked on programs for commercial whale watching boats and
Thankfully this particular Rainbow doesn't need much chasing around to find - it was great to see adoptadolphin star ID#31 "Rainbow" getting a bit lively recently on an early morning tide at Chanonry Point.
There is a glimmer of light at the end of a very dark tunnel. The 29 orcas held in marine parks by SeaWorld will be the last.
With its recent announcement that it will absolutely be pursuing the development of a sanctuary for the dolphins in its care, the National Aquarium in Baltimore has solidified its position as an industry leader in redefining and legitimizing a more natural alternative for th
At long last I have managed to get ID#969 "Spirit" within camera range, the last of the six adoption dolphins to show up this season along with her latest youngster who will be two years old this autumn - they are the very last two dolphins at the left of the photo below.
Tuesday saw the start of the International Whaling Commission’s (IWC) 2016 Scientific Committee meeting, hosted in Bled, Slovenia. WDC experts have been part of the meeting for more than 20 years and will present a number of papers as well as take part in the various workshops and sub committees.
Last month WDC headed back up to the very north of Scotland to participate in the annual Orca Watch week in Caithness.
The event, run in conjunction with the SeaWatch Foundation, is now in its 5th year and once again rewarded the hardy team of spotters on the ferry, cliffs and headlands with some incredible sightings.