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Third orca death in 18 months at theme park

Loro Parque tourist attraction in Tenerife, Spain has announced the death of Kohana, a 20-year-old...

WDC’s Shorewatch work shortlisted for nature award

We are thrilled that our Shorewatch programme has been shortlisted in the Citizen Science category...
Image from one of the WDC Risso's dolphin research catalogues

Local community helps piece together Risso’s dolphin puzzle

Thousands of photographs from members of the public have been published today in two WDC...

Tesco joins new initiative to help protect whales and dolphins

Tesco, the UK's largest retailer has joined WDC, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), and the Royal Society...

Beach Boys cancel concert in support of campaign against whales in captivity

The Beach Boys and Pat Benatar have canceled their scheduled appearances at Busch Gardens, a venue operated by SeaWorld, becoming the latest in a long line of music acts to distance themselves from the captive whale and dolphin shows at SeaWorld facilities.

The artists were scheduled to perform in a few weeks, but the backlash over the film “Blackfish”, which highlights the cruelty behind SeaWorld’s captive orca shows, has caused them to reconsider.

About George Berry

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