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Nicola Hodgins

Policy Manager at WDC

Recents Posts

Surely coronavirus teaches us we shouldn’t be eating whales or dolphins?

By Nicola Hodgins / 23rd June 2020

There is no denying that COVID-19 is on track to becoming the worst pandemic in modern history. However, it’s an uncomfortable truth that we are…

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How we’re protecting whales and dolphins across borders

By Nicola Hodgins / 4th March 2020

It’s all very well individual nations putting their own conservation plans into action, but what about species, like whales, dolphins and porpoises, that don’t just…

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Conservation in action – working on an international stage to protect whales and dolphins

By Nicola Hodgins / 18th February 2020

Unlike us humans, whales, dolphins and porpoises don’t entertain the concept of borders. For them it’s not the artificial construct of imaginary barriers that prevents…

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Port River dolphins

New report reveals 100,000 dolphins and small whales hunted every year

By Nicola Hodgins / 6th August 2018

When you hear the words ‘dolphin hunts’ it’s likely that you think of Japan or the Faroe Islands. Although they are complicit in the deaths…

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Taiji – another season of slaughter as marine park links grow stronger

By Nicola Hodgins / 9th May 2018

Life as a small whale or dolphin can be precarious at the best of times, but off the coast of Japan they face a sinister…

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What prospects for whales, dolphins and porpoises in 2018?

By Nicola Hodgins / 15th January 2018

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is the world’s main authority on the conservation status of species. Its ‘Red List of Threatened Species’…

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