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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...

Pilot whales die in Australian stranding

At least 12 long-finned pilot whales have died after becoming stranded along a breakwater in Bunbury harbour, Western Australia.

Rescuers are trying to save a number of other whales but there are concerns that the whales may restrand.

Pilot whales are one of the most common species of whale that strand and many of these events occur in Australia and New Zealand.

Find out more about why whales and dolphins strand.

About George Berry

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