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Large number of dolphins moved to Abu Dhabi marine park

Up to 24 captive bottlenose dolphins have reportedly been sent to a new SeaWorld theme...
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Success! Removal of last river dams to help threatened orcas in the US

Great news has emerged from the US concerning our work to protect the endangered orca...

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....

Dolphin die-off in Gulf of Mexico finally slows

More than five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster, the number of dolphin mortalities in the Gulf of Mexico finally appears to be slowing. Nearly 1500 dolphins and whales have died in the last five years but fewer have been washed ashore in 2015.

The latest report from US authorities comes as investigations continue into what impact the spill may have had on marine mammals living in the Gulf.

About George Berry

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