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Norway urged to abandon plans to experiment on captured whales

Julia Pix

Communications manager - Public Engagement

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Norway urged to abandon plans to experiment on captured whales

By Julia Pix / 12th April 2021

WDC has teamed up with the Animal Welfare Institute and NOAH (Norway’s largest NGO for animals) to urge the Norwegian Food Safety Authority (Mattilsynet) to…

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Goodbye Bycatch – what have we achieved and what’s next?

By Julia Pix / 6th April 2021

Thank you to everyone who’s got involved with our campaign to stop dolphins, porpoises and whales dying in fishing gear in UK seas to put…

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Why do porpoises and dolphins find it so difficult to avoid fishing nets?

By Julia Pix / 30th March 2021

When a dolphin or porpoise is caught or entangled in fishing gear it’s known as ‘bycatch‘ and it’s the biggest threat they face. Hundreds of…

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Meet the brainiacs of the underwater world – deep thinkers with intricate emotional lives

By Julia Pix / 16th March 2021

Whales and dolphins have big brains, and large brained beings have a few things in common. We live long lives, we’re sociable and our behaviour…

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Real lives lost – the true dolphin, porpoise and whale stories behind the bycatch statistics

By Julia Pix / 2nd March 2021

Every dolphin, porpoise and whale who dies in fishing gear was an individual with their own life story. They probably had a family and friends,…

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Whales and dolphins have flippin’ awesome support bubbles

By Julia Pix / 16th February 2021

Friends and family all get involved in bringing up the younger generation of whales and dolphins. Losing the childcare provided by our extended families, childminders,…

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