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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...

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.