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Adopt now!

Choose a named dolphin, humpback or orca to adopt.

Get regular updates with fascinating insights into their lives. Receive magazines, stickers, badges and more…

Beluga whale sanctuary

Belugas arrive at their new home in Iceland after epic journey

Adopt now!

Choose a named dolphin, humpback or orca to adopt.

Get regular updates with fascinating insights into their lives. Receive magazines, stickers, badges and more…

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Beluga whale sanctuary

Belugas arrive at their new home in Iceland after epic journey

Flippin' Awesome

Celebrating the wonderful world of whales & dolphins

Humpback whale spyhop

Whale and Dolphin Species Guide

Find out in-depth information about these amazing creatures and the lives they lead in the wild.

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Secret lives under the sea

Whale and dolphins are superbly adapted for life in the marine environment.

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How we help whales & dolphins

WDC has 30 years experience of funding vital conservation and research projects.

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Facts, figures, videos & more

Which whale is the biggest? The fastest dolphin? The deepest diver? Discover the record breakers.

Every whale and dolphin - safe & free

There are 4 vital ways that we are fighting for the survival of whales and dolphins.

Together we can:

Corky - Orca at Seaworld

End captivity

Whales and dolphins have a right to live free and healthy lives. These highly intelligent individuals should not suffer for human entertainment.

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Stop whaling

Commercial whaling is illegal. And yet, every year, Japan, Norway and Iceland kill around 1,500 whales.

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Create healthy seas

Commercial fishing, oil and gas drilling, and shipping are threatening the lives of whales and dolphins.

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Prevent deaths in nets

Hundreds of thousands of whales and dolphins are accidentally caught and killed in fishing gear every year.

Whales play a vital role in the health of our planet and have the right to life & freedom.

(This is the foundation of all our work)

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Coordinated teams on a worldwide mission

We’re protecting whales and dolphins with a truly global effort. Our teams in the UK, USA, Australia, South America and Germany work together.

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Our successes

Every year your support helps us achieve so much for whales and dolphins.

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Annual Review

Read all about what we've achieved with your support for whales and dolphins.

Save New Zealand dolphins

Hector's and Māui dolphins are heading for extinction

Will you help us save them?

Orcas in far east Russia.