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The Yogscast deliver another amazing Christmas gift to WDC

The Yogscast deliver another amazing Christmas gift to WDC

Bristol-based video game sensations The Yogscast have delivered another amazing Christmas gift to WDC, with a donation of almost $340,000 from the 2018 Jingle Jam to help us continue our vital work protecting whales and dolphins across the globe. Every year The Yogscast host the ‘Jingle Jam’, a charity event where the team stream live broadcasts on…

WDC and Clarity launch local Urban Beach Clean initiative to tackle plastic pollution

WDC and Clarity launch local Urban Beach Clean initiative to tackle plastic pollution

Leading marine wildlife charity, Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) is celebrating the New Year by launching an online initiative to increase Urban Beach Cleans –  local area litter picks  that reduce the huge amount of plastic that makes its way from our urban areas to the coastline, and then into the ocean. Up to 95% of…

Record-breaking donation boosts WDC’s work to end captivity

Record-breaking donation boosts WDC’s work to end captivity

WDC is delighted to announce that it has received its largest corporate donation to-date of just under $680k from our friends at Humble Bundle following WDC’s nomination as Humble Bundle’s ‘charity of the month’ for August. The donation will be used to support our vital world to put an end to the cruel practice of…

The Yogscast win top charity award for helping WDC, whales and dolphins

The Yogscast win top charity award for helping WDC, whales and dolphins

Bristol-based YouTube video game sensations,The Yogscast have been crowned Celebrity Charity Champion at this year’s Third Sector Awards in recognition of support given to WDC and our work. The Award, which was presented at a special celebration evening event in London, recognises and celebrates those celebrities that have shown genuine and productive support for their chosen…

Game of Thrones star Jerome Flynn thanks the Humble Community after WDC is named Humble Bundle’s August charity of the month

Game of Thrones star Jerome Flynn thanks the Humble Community after WDC is named Humble Bundle’s August charity of the month

Online video games platform Humble Bundle has announced further support for WDC s work to end the cruel practice of keeping whales and dolphins in captivity through its charity of the month programme. Funds will be raised across a range of games, software and book bundles, and through the Humble store for the month of…

Subnautica World Oceans Day sale raises $100k for Whale and Dolphin Conservation

Subnautica World Oceans Day sale raises $100k for Whale and Dolphin Conservation

WDC is celebrating a donation of $100k this week, thanks to the makers of the hugely popular game, Subnautica. To mark World Oceans Day on June 8th, Subnautica was part of a special Steam weekend sale, with 15% of the net developer profits going directly to WDC to support our work all over the world…

WDC’s work receives a huge boost from leading software company

WDC’s work receives a huge boost from leading software company

WDC’s work to keep whales and dolphins safe and free from the many threats they face has received a huge boost this week – an unbelievable donation of almost $250k from Humble Bundle and software company, Magix. The bundles are discounted packages of games or software offered to the public in exchange for a donation.…

Gamers raise over $275,000 to help whales and dolphins

Gamers raise over $275,000 to help whales and dolphins

WDC is excited to announce that our video games fundraising event, Gamers for Orcas, raised over $275,000 – smashing last year’s total. The event, which WDC ran for the first time in 2017, sees some of our fantastic partners in the video game industry come together with broadcasters and a host of fantastic individual fundraisers…

BBC TV presenter accepts £25,000 donation by Animal Friends Insurance to help protect whales and dolphins

BBC TV presenter accepts £25,000 donation by Animal Friends Insurance to help protect whales and dolphins

Leading UK Pet Insurer, Animal Friends Pet Insurance have once again committed to help the threats faced by whales and dolphins around the world by donating £25,000 to global marine wildlife charity, Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC). The cheque was accepted in Bristol by BBC TV presenterand patron of WDC, Miranda Krestovnikoff. Animal Friends was…

Bevis Watts, UK Managing Director of Triodos bank, speaks to WDC about his passion for the ocean

Bevis Watts, UK Managing Director of Triodos bank, speaks to WDC about his passion for the ocean

Triodos Bank support Whale and Dolphin Conservation by donating £40 whenever a new customer opens a current or savings account, their balance reaches £100 and WDC is selected as their chosen charity.* We caught up with Bevis Watts, UK Managing Director at Triodos, about his love of diving, his passion for the ocean and why…