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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...

SeaWorld share price plummets as visitors stay away

SeaWorld’s share price has fallen in recent days on the New York stock exchange, dropping 6.5 percent to their lowest level since the company went public on April 19.

This latest bad news follows their recent results which revealed that visitor numbers were down around 600,000 for the quarter ending on June 30. Since then the company has received wide-scale negative publicity from the release of the film, Blackfish, which is highly critical of SeaWorld’s captive orca shows.

 

About George Berry

George is a member of WDC's Communications team and website coordinator.