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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....

Mystery surrounds death of Franciscana dolphins

Investigations are underway into the possible cause of death of a large number of Franciscana dolphins that have washed up on several beaches in Argentina.

Experts are unsure why 23 of the endangered Franciscana dolphins, found last week, have stranded but many seem to have markings on their snouts.

The dolphins washed up on beaches south of Buenos Aires and seem to have died at the same time.

Franciscana dolphins are an endangered species found in the waters off Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. They face many threats and WDC’s Argentinian office is working to protect this species – find out more