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Third orca death in 18 months at theme park

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Third orca death in 18 months at theme park

By Danny Groves / 15th September 2022

Loro Parque tourist attraction in Tenerife, Spain has announced the death of Kohana, a 20-year-old orca transferred to the facility from SeaWorld in the US…

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WDC’s Shorewatch work shortlisted for nature award

By Danny Groves / 8th September 2022

We are thrilled that our Shorewatch programme has been shortlisted in the Citizen Science category at RSPB Scotland’s prestigious Nature of Scotland Awards, and you…

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Local community helps piece together Risso’s dolphin puzzle

By Danny Groves / 8th September 2022

Thousands of photographs from members of the public have been published today in two WDC catalogues that help researchers piece together a Risso’s dolphin puzzle…

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Tesco joins new initiative to help protect whales and dolphins

By Danny Groves / 7th September 2022

Tesco, the UK’s largest retailer has joined WDC, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds in our joint initiative to…

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Dolphin slaughter in Japan resumes

By Danny Groves / 2nd September 2022

The annual slaughter of various species of dolphin has begun in the waters around Taiji in Japan. These awful hunts, which are expected to run…

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Popular humpback whale is killed by passing ship

By Danny Groves / 31st August 2022

A humpback whale popular with whale watchers in waters off California and Mexico has died after being struck by a passing ship. Known as Fran,…

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