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Meet a WDC Supporter Who is Helping Us Make Change

By melissa.walker / 23rd April 2018

  Grant Hensel is the Founder and CEO of Nonprofit Megaphone & The RoundUp App. A graduate of Wheaton College in Illinois, Grant is passionate…

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WDC participates in ropeless fishing workshop

By melissa.walker / 14th February 2018

Last week, WDC was invited to participate in Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s workshop on reducing entanglements to critically endangered North Atlantic right whales. At this…

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Trump Administration targets marine mammals…again

By melissa.walker / 14th February 2018

*Update: In spite of this Administration’s attempt to eliminate the US Marine Mammal Commission, the House and Senate have approved funding to continue the important…

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Canadian government announces measures to protect North Atlantic right whales

By melissa.walker / 23rd January 2018

Steps in the right direction or too little too late? Today, the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans outlined four immediate measures being put into…

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US population of Bryde’s whale declared as critically endangered

By melissa.walker / 6th December 2017

Gulf of Mexico (GoM) Bryde’s whales are genetically isolated from other baleen whale populations and are only found in the deep water canyons of the…

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Death of a species

By melissa.walker / 28th November 2017

The discovery of yet another dead endangered North Atlantic right whale off Virginia brings the loss to a total of 18 dead since April, a…

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