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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...
Mercury Learning STEM bundle raises $79,000 for WDC

Mercury Learning STEM bundle raises $79,000 for WDC

We are delighted to announce that US-based publisher Mercury Learning have raised an amazing $79,000 for...
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...
Fossil discovery suggests ancient whale hunted other whales

Fossil discovery suggests ancient whale hunted other whales

New findings published this week suggest an ancient whale that lived millions of years ago...
Belugas on board

Belugas on board

The SEA LIFE TRUST and project partner, WDC have today announced that Europe’s leading all-cargo...
Rescuers search for sperm whale in Scottish loch

Rescuers search for sperm whale in Scottish loch

A rescue team is searching the waters of a Scottish sea loch for a young sperm...
Third dolphin dies at Dolphinaris Arizona

Third dolphin dies at Dolphinaris Arizona

Yet another dolphin has died at Dolphinaris Arizona, the third to lose their life in...
Japan officially announces intention to start commercial whaling again

Japan officially announces intention to start commercial whaling again

Today the Japanese government confirmed its withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission (IWC – the...
Read all about it! Buy books and save whales with Mercury Learning  and Humble Bundle

Read all about it! Buy books and save whales with Mercury Learning and Humble Bundle

WDC are excited to announce that Mercury Learning have chosen to support WDC through their...
Japan to withdraw from International Whaling Commission and start hunting whales for commercial profit

Japan to withdraw from International Whaling Commission and start hunting whales for commercial profit

The Japanese government has decided to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC – the...
Legislation to kill sea lions signed into law

Legislation to kill sea lions signed into law

December 19, 2018: Legislation to allow nearly 1,000 sea lions per year to be killed...
European Union agrees ban on some single-use plastics

European Union agrees ban on some single-use plastics

Representatives from the European Union’s 28 member states have agreed to a ban on some...
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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...