The news, when it finally came, was not a surprise but it still stung. On January 6th, 2017, Sea World announced that Tilikum, the dark star of the 2013 ground-breaking documentary Blackfish, had died.
Well 2016, you’ve been eventful. Now, let's face the new year with hope. Bring it on 2017 and we'll each play our part in making good and positive things happen.
So, what do we want from 2017? What do you wish for whales and dolphins in the year ahead?
For nearly two decades, national and regional conservation groups have gone to court to challenge plans from federal agencies regarding dam operations in the Columbia Basin. Five federal plans have been declared illegal by three different judges, because they failed to protect threatened a
Like most of the Moray Firth in Scotland, the WDC Shorewatch site at Nairn is stunning. We were enjoying the views over the sandy beach and across 5 miles of sea to the entrance of the Cromarty Firth, hoping to catch a glimpse of the world famous Moray Firth dolphins, or maybe a whale, when 'Baldie man' appeared.
Seasons Greetings from a chilly North Kessock in Scotland - although I personally have a nice warm glow inside as I was watching WDC Adopt a Dolphin star "Kesslet" this morning with her little baby, only four months old and having great fun with big brother "Charlie" - the three dolphins were in the Kessock Channel
He's lost the plot. My poor human has lost the plot. 10 days in Englandshire without seeing whales and dolphins have broken him.
In August we reported that the yearly atrocities occurring in Taiji, Japan known as the dolphin drive hunts were about to begin, just before this season’s six months of cruelty and death.
Abigail Travers from online retailer (and WDC partner), Ethical Superstore, talks plastic.