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More help for entangled whales thanks to project funding

A project to stop whale entanglement in fishing gear has received a huge boost thanks...

Iceland to monitor whale hunt cruelty

Following our call for an investigation into violations of the Icelandic Whaling and Animal Welfare...
Beluga whales in the wild

Beluga whale in River Seine dies after rescue attempt

A beluga whale that became trapped in the River Seine in France has sadly had...
Tilikum, the father of Nakai. © Paul Wigmore

Orca Nakai dies at SeaWorld San Diego

SeaWorld San Diego has announced the death of the orca Nakai. The 20-year-old male orca...

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.