Skip to content
Beluga whales in the wild © GREMM

Beluga whale in River Seine dies after rescue attempt

George Berry

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

Recents Posts

Beluga whales in the wild

Beluga whale in River Seine dies after rescue attempt

By George Berry / 11th August 2022

A beluga whale that became trapped in the River Seine in France has sadly had to be euthanised after developing breathing difficulties during rescue efforts.…

Read More
Tilikum, the father of Nakai. © Paul Wigmore

Orca Nakai dies at SeaWorld San Diego

By George Berry / 8th August 2022

SeaWorld San Diego has announced the death of the orca Nakai. The 20-year-old male orca was born at the facility in 2001. According to the…

Read More
Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin © Mike Bossley/WDC

Last captive Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin to be freed in South Korea

By George Berry / 8th August 2022

Bibongi, the last Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin held in captivity in South Korea, is to be returned to the wild after 17 years. The country’s Ministry…

Read More
Common bottlenose dolphin

100 bottlenose dolphins hunted in Faroe Islands

By George Berry / 29th July 2022

This morning, (July 29th), 100 bottlenose dolphins were killed in Skálafjörður on the Faroe Islands. The hunt comes just weeks after the Faroe Islands government, despite…

Read More
Fin whale

Fin whales return to old feeding grounds in Southern Ocean

By George Berry / 12th July 2022

An exciting discovery by researchers in the waters around Antarctica suggest that fin whales are starting to return to their former feeding grounds. During the…

Read More
Humpback whale underwater

Humpback whale rescued from shark net in Australia

By George Berry / 16th June 2022

A humpback whale and her calf have managed to escape after becoming entangled in a shark net off the coast of Queensland, Australia. In the…

Read More