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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...

New sperm whale stranding on UK east coast

The sperm whale whch stranded earlier today in Norfolk on the east coast of the UK has sadly died.

Coastguard officials and staff from the local Sea Life centre attended the scene along with a team from British Divers Marine Life Rescue.

Despite efforts to refloat the whale, it eventually died around 8pm.

This latest stranding brings the total to nearly 30 sperm whales that have stranded in the UK, France, Netherlands and Germany since the start of the year.


About George Berry

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