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A great gift - adopt today!

Choose a named dolphin, humpback or orca to adopt.

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

Thank you for your support in 2020

A great gift. Adopt now!

Choose a named dolphin, humpback or orca to adopt this Christmas.

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

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Thank you for your support in 2020

WDC wins campaign for protected areas in Scottish waters!

The Scottish government has announced that it will be creating the three marine protected areas (MPAs) that WDC and our supporters has been seeking for several years.

Global impact

Working around the world to save whales and dolphins

Flippin' Awesome

Celebrating the wonderful world of whales & dolphins

Humpback whale spyhop

Whale and Dolphin Species Guide

Around 30 species of whales and dolphins have been identified around the United Kingdom.

Group of bottlenose dolphins underwater

About whales and dolphins

Find out how whales and dolphins have evolved for life in the marine environment.

Humpback whale

How we help whales & dolphins

WDC has 30 years experience of funding conservation and research projects in the UK and elsewhere.

Bottlenose dolphins in the Moray Firth

Facts, figures, videos & more

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

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)

WDC whale tail logo

Coordinated teams on a worldwide mission

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

Beach clean to help whales and dolphins

Our successes

WDC has been fighting for whales and dolphins for thirty years, both in the UK and elsewhere. Read about some of our achievements over that time.

Pod of dolphins in Moray Firth

Annual Review

Read our latest report on what our supporters in the UK and elsewhere have helped us to achieve in the last year.

Group of orcas off Kamchatka, Russia