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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...

Rescued dolphin returned to sea in China

Good news from China where a rough-toothed dolphin that was found stranded in May has been successfully released back into the wild in Zhuhai in Guangdong Province.

The 2.2 metre male dolphin, which was given the name “Jiang Jiang”, was discovered on May 3rd in Heisha Bay in Jiangmen City suffering from breathing difficulties and malnutrition. A team from the the Pearl River Estuary Chinese White Dolphin National Nature Reserve took the dolphin to a pool where it was treated and able to slowly recover before being released on Thursday.

About George Berry

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