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More important ocean areas for whales and dolphin protection identified

Scientists and observers from many different countries have identified and mapped 36 new Important Marine...
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Las Vegas dolphin facility to close

Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat in Las Vegas is to permanently close....

WDC citizen science project nominated for Scottish nature award

The success of WDC's Shorewatch programme was acknowledged recently after being nominated in the Citizen...

Whale meat fetches record high at Japan auction

Sei whale meat is being sold at a record high in Japan according media reports...

Kid's Message About Captivity And Drive Hunts

drive hunt in TaijiWatch their film and listen to what other kids have to say about captivity and how it is linked to dolphin drive hunts. Then why not share the message with others.

What are drive hunts? Every year in Japan, thousands of dolphins are herded at sea and then driven and corralled into a cove in Taiji. Here most are killed for their meat. Some are kept alive for sale to marine parks and dolphin aquariums around the world. These hunts are known as drive hunts.

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