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Humpback whale fluke. Image: Photo taken under NMFS ESA/MMPA Permit No. 20648.

An unforgettable first encounter – observing the whales we work to protect

Ed Goodall

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Humpback whale fluke in Alaska.

An unforgettable first encounter – observing the whales we work to protect

By Ed Goodall / 12th September 2023

I have kept a dark secret since joining WDC back in June 2021. Despite my reverence and admiration for whales, my work to help them,…

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Sperm whales

We’re pushing governments for action for our climate heroes – whales

By Ed Goodall / 6th June 2023

The climate crisis is the greatest threat to all life on Earth. But there is hope – whales are essential in combating climate change and…

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Whale tail

An ocean of hope

By Ed Goodall / 18th April 2023

In a monumental, jaw-dropping demonstration of global community, the nations of the world made history when they agreed The High Seas Treaty – to protect…

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To protect whales, we must stop ignoring the high seas

By Ed Goodall / 23rd August 2022

Almost two-thirds of the ocean, or 95% of the habitable space on Earth, are sloshing around beyond human borders and the jurisdiction of any country.…

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WDC team at UN Ocean conference

Give the ocean a chance – our message from the UN Ocean Conference

By Ed Goodall / 6th July 2022

I’m looking out over the River Tejo in Lisbon, Portugal, reflecting on the astounding resilience of nature. It’s the end of a motivating and exhausting…

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

By Ed Goodall / 28th June 2022

At Whale and Dolphin Conservation, we’re working hard to bring whales and the ocean into climate conversations at the highest levels. I lead WDC’s ‘Green…

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