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Shia Su’s ‘Zero Waste’ book giveaway

Shia Su’s ‘Zero Waste’ book giveaway

This World Whale Day we’ve joined forces with Shia Su, of waste-free blog Wasteland Rebel, to...
Canada announces 2019 plans to protect North Atlantic right whales

Canada announces 2019 plans to protect North Atlantic right whales

February 7, 2019:  Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) announced their 2019 management measures...
TV reality star Charlotte Crosby offers VIP photoshoot to raise funds for WDC

TV reality star Charlotte Crosby offers VIP photoshoot to raise funds for WDC

Reality TV personality, Charlotte Crosby is giving fans the unique opportunity to join her on...
Controversial captive dolphin facility to close following another dolphin death

Controversial captive dolphin facility to close following another dolphin death

A dolphinaria in Arizona, US has announced that it will close for the immediate future...
Plastic found in all whales and dolphins examined for UK research project

Plastic found in all whales and dolphins examined for UK research project

Scientists examining dolphins, whales and seals washed up dead around the UK have found every...
Another dolphin dies at Dolphinaris Arizona

Another dolphin dies at Dolphinaris Arizona

Another dolphin has died at Dolphinaris Arizona, the fourth death in less than two years...
Are France and Spain looking to weaken protection for whales and dolphins?

Are France and Spain looking to weaken protection for whales and dolphins?

As EU governments continue to negotiate the terms of the Technical Measures under the European Common Fisheries...
Orcas held in Russian whale jail face threat from ice

Orcas held in Russian whale jail face threat from ice

The 11 orcas captured last year for sale to China and currently held along with...
Another orca death at SeaWorld

Another orca death at SeaWorld

SeaWorld announced on Monday that Kayla, an orca held at its marine park in Orlando,...
No change in Norway as number of whales to be killed remains high

No change in Norway as number of whales to be killed remains high

Norway’s Minister of Fisheries has announced today that the country has set itself the same...
Japan to resume commercial hunts the day after leaving IWC

Japan to resume commercial hunts the day after leaving IWC

According to reports from Japan, whalers there are looking to begin a commercial whale hunt...
Icelandic whaling report raises concerns

Icelandic whaling report raises concerns

A long-anticipated report into the economic impact of Icelandic whaling has been released and raises a number...
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Dolphins endure extreme suffering when captured from the wild

Dolphins endure extreme suffering when captured from the wild

It’s not just the dolphins who are killed or captured in Japan’s cruel hunts that...
A WDC supporter’s impression of Vancouver Aquarium

A WDC supporter’s impression of Vancouver Aquarium

David Yeadon is a WDC supporter who visited Vancouver Aquarium two years ago, when he...
Remembering our friend Jo Toole

Remembering our friend Jo Toole

All of us here at WDC were deeply shocked and saddened to hear of Jo's...
Is Iceland’s old boys’ network responsible for killing whales?

Is Iceland’s old boys’ network responsible for killing whales?

There’s much anger in Iceland following the recent decision to renew whaling quotas - a...
What’s up with all these New Zealand dolphin deaths?

What’s up with all these New Zealand dolphin deaths?

Gemma McGrath is WDC's campaigner in New Zealand and in this blog she explores the...
Chilling new research shows why dolphins should not be hunted

Chilling new research shows why dolphins should not be hunted

Whales and dolphins are ‘sentient’ - this means that they are conscious beings, capable of...
How many New Zealand dolphins should there be and how high should we be setting our conservation goals?

How many New Zealand dolphins should there be and how high should we be setting our conservation goals?

Māui and Hector's dolphins (collectively known as New Zealand dolphins) are hurtling towards extinction because...
We take whales and dolphins to Scottish Parliament

We take whales and dolphins to Scottish Parliament

Me with the with WDC stand at parliament I'm the education officer at WDC's Scottish...
Is MSC certified fish dolphin-friendly?

Is MSC certified fish dolphin-friendly?

Whether or not you eat fish, you will probably have seen the Marine Stewardship Council...
How we are working with communities to build a whale sanctuary

How we are working with communities to build a whale sanctuary

The beluga whale sanctuary is all about belugas, right? Yes of course it is, but wherever we work...
How do you fly two beluga whales half way around the world?

How do you fly two beluga whales half way around the world?

As you may well be aware, we are working with the SEA LIFE Trust to...
What will life hold for the new Southern Resident orca baby?

What will life hold for the new Southern Resident orca baby?

It’s been non-stop excitement since news broke of a brand new baby in the endangered Southern Resident...