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Animal culture crucial for conservation says new research paper

WDC's Philippa Brakes, together with a number of experts working on a wide range of...

EU scientific body confirms stronger measures are needed to protect dolphins and porpoises from death in nets

The expert body that provides scientific advice to the European Commission on the management of...
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Can space technology tell us how many whales there are?

This exciting project is part of Deloitte's Gravity Challenge, a global programme that encourages corporates,...
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Norway urged to abandon plans to experiment on captured whales

WDC has teamed up with the Animal Welfare Institute and NOAH (Norway's largest NGO for...

WDC asks Richard Branson to stop sending people to SeaWorld

WDC has launched its campaign to stop Virgin holidays and other major tour operators selling trips to SeaWorld.

Sir Richard Branson claims to be concerned with whale conservation yet Virgin holidays are profiting from this cruel industry. We think Sir Richard can do better so we are asking people to join our campaign and tell him that all captivity is NOT conservation, it’s NOT education. It IS cruel.