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Increasing the size of orca tanks sounds like a good idea, but…

By melissa.walker / 1st October 2015

(The statement below was excerpted from WDC’s official letter to the California Coastal Commission) WDC encourages the California Coastal Commission to deny the coastal development…

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New alliance launched to support orca and salmon conservation

By melissa.walker / 12th September 2015

WDC joins newly formed Alliance to recover the highly endangered Southern Resident orcas. Amidst the celebration of the birth of a new calf to the…

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Claiming Success Too Soon Could Result in Serious Failure

By melissa.walker / 13th July 2015

NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service has claimed the endangered species act (ESA) a success for humpback whales worldwide; I too agree that the ESA has provided humpbacks the protection they…

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Climate Change data versus “parallel science”- it’s time for us to face the facts

By melissa.walker / 17th June 2015

When a representative of the office of U.S. Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) called to invite WDC to participate in a Congressional Briefing on climate change,…

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The long and winding road to habitat protection for North Atlantic right whales

By melissa.walker / 23rd February 2015

Over 5 years ago, WDC, in partnership with The Humane Society of the United States, Center for Biological Diversity, and Defenders of Wildlife, petitioned the…

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What does “success” looks like for WDC’s projects and campaigns

By melissa.walker / 21st February 2014

Perhaps one metric for success that we should strive for is to have the number of North Atlantic right whales greater than the number of…

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