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Whales are our climate allies – meet the scientists busy proving it

At Whale and Dolphin Conservation, we're working hard to bring whales and the ocean into...
Humpback whale underwater

Climate giants – how whales can help save the world

We know that whales, dolphins and porpoises are amazing beings with complex social and family...
Black Sea common dolphins © Elena Gladilina

The dolphin and porpoise casualties of the war in Ukraine

Rare, threatened subspecies of dolphins and porpoises live in the Black Sea along Ukraine's coast....
WDC's Ed Fox, Chris Butler-Stroud and Carla Boreham take a message from the ocean to parliament

Taking a message from the ocean to parliament

It's a sad fact that whales and dolphins don't vote in human elections, but I...
Minke whale © Ursula Tscherter - ORES

The whale trappers are back with their cruel experiment

Anyone walking past my window might have heard my groan of disbelief at the news...
Boto © Fernando Trujillo

Meet the legendary pink river dolphins

Botos don't look or live like other dolphins. Flamingo-pink all over with super-skinny snouts and...
Tokitae in captivity

Talking to TUI – will they stop supporting whale and dolphin captivity?

Last Thursday I travelled to Berlin for a long-anticipated meeting with TUI senior executives. I...

Earth Day Q&A with Waipapa Bay Wines’ marketing director, Fran Draper

We've been partnered with Waipapa Bay Wines since 2019 so for this year's Earth Day,...

Sundance Paying A Flying Visit !

After a week or so of not seeing much of WDC Adopt a Dolphin star “Sundance” he returned to Chanonry Point yesterday evening in typical flamboyant style – chasing another dolphin (in this case it was Kesslet’s son Charlie) and spray going everywhere. I always have to look back at slightly older photos of him to compare with as he picks up so many new scratches and rake marks at this time of year and, apart from more body scrapes, he has a new big set of rakes on the left side of his dorsal fin and a few on the other right side. Sundance is always enthralling to watch and has been for all of his 27 years, what a star! – please help us by adopting him HERE

About Charlie Phillips

Field officer - Adopt a Dolphin