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A dolphin trapped in a fishing net

We need less talk more action from UK governments on tackling dolphin and whale deaths in fishing gear

Our petition called for strong UK laws after Brexit to stop dolphins, porpoises and whales...

Don’t call me Moby

It doesn't feel like 200 hundred years ago. But, when you have a brain the...
A beautiful Commerson's dolphin

Amazing, beautiful Commerson’s dolphins and what we’re doing to protect them

WDC has supported Commerson's dolphin conservation efforts in Patagonia, South America for 25 years. Gathering...
People, including small children rushing into sea to interact with solitary "friendly" dolphin Dave. Folkestone. Kent, UK

Why do some dolphins choose human company and what should we learn?

'Fungie has gone missing', 'Danny the dolphin believed dead' - both October headlines announcing the...

What am I grateful for in 2020? Whales, dolphins, and you

Like many other people, my 2020 has included many phases -  from the incredibly optimistic...

Belugas take little steps to new life in sanctuary home

The whales made good progress in their care pools in the bay and in September...
two underwater no border

Joy and sadness watching Hector’s dolphins in their wild place

The widening estuary is deserted...  it was not always like this - a rusting trypot...
A mother and baby Commerson's

A breath of fresh air – why I love studying beautiful Commerson’s dolphins

Lockdown in Argentina has been long and tough and so I was excited when restrictions...
© V. Mignon

Covid and conservation – how we protected whales and dolphins together in 2020

© V. Mignon As we begin a new year, our chair of trustees, Lisa Drewe,...

Robotic dolphins – an alternative for the captive dolphin industry?

A deceptively realistic robotic dolphin, made headlines recently, causing people to ask whether robots like...

Bycatch – back on the agenda

You have likely seen in the media that common dolphins are washing ashore, dead, in...

Future fishing rules must include better bycatch monitoring and reduction

Future fishing rules in European waters, like elsewhere in the world, need to include transparent...