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WDC in talks with New Zealand‘s Minister for Conservation over dolphin protection

WDC in talks with New Zealand‘s Minister for Conservation over dolphin protection

WDC team meets NZ Minister for Conservation Representatives from Whale and Dolphin Conservation have met...
Success! We campaigned to stop British Airways selling tickets to SeaWorld – and now they have!

Success! We campaigned to stop British Airways selling tickets to SeaWorld – and now they have!

More fantastic news for our End Captivity campaign has emerged with the announcement from British...
First Bryde’s whale auction held after Japan resumes commercial hunts

First Bryde’s whale auction held after Japan resumes commercial hunts

An auction of Bryde’s whale meat has taken place in Japan, the first since the Japanese...
Ecuador introduces welcome measures to prevent dolphin imports for captivity shows

Ecuador introduces welcome measures to prevent dolphin imports for captivity shows

The Government of Ecuador has modified environmental legislation to prohibit the import of marine mammals...
Microplastics found in brains of crabs is cause for alarm

Microplastics found in brains of crabs is cause for alarm

Researchers at the University of Brighton have carried out the world’s first study into microplastics...
Huge success for WDC campaign as Virgin Holidays ends SeaWorld trips

Huge success for WDC campaign as Virgin Holidays ends SeaWorld trips

Virgin Holidays has announced that it is to stop selling tickets to SeaWorld as part...
WDC’s partners make a splash by raising over £30k on World Oceans Day

WDC’s partners make a splash by raising over £30k on World Oceans Day

This World Oceans Day, WDC were delighted to have the fantastic support of several of...
WDC leads call for EU Commission to take legal action against 15 governments over dolphin deaths

WDC leads call for EU Commission to take legal action against 15 governments over dolphin deaths

Today 22 environmental NGOs, led by Whale and Dolphin Conservation, ClientEarth and Seas At Risk,...
NZ government options for dolphins will be a CATastrophe

NZ government options for dolphins will be a CATastrophe

The New Zealand government is attempting to use a parasite spread by cats as an...
WDC joins celebrities’ call for G20 action over Japanese government’s return to commercial whale slaughter

WDC joins celebrities’ call for G20 action over Japanese government’s return to commercial whale slaughter

Celebrities and conservation and welfare organisations (including WDC) from across the globe are calling for...
Rare right whale song recorded for first time

Rare right whale song recorded for first time

Researchers in Alaska have documented the song of the North Pacific right whale. Most people...
Beluga whales safely land in Iceland

Beluga whales safely land in Iceland

Cargolux delivers Little Grey and Little White safely to Iceland on their way to the...
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We Have Dolphins…

We Have Dolphins…

Hi Everyone, The sky is blue, the sun is shining and...we have dolphins coming most...
Foggy Doggies & Humpback Whales…

Foggy Doggies & Humpback Whales…

Hi Everyone, It was VERY foggy at Chanonry Point today which was a bit of...
Wild orca Morgan's shocking new wounds at Loro Parque

Wild orca Morgan's shocking new wounds at Loro Parque

Morgan's deep laceration wounds. Shocking new images are coming out of Tenerife’s Loro Parque showing...
Good to see the UK standing firm on fish disgards – shame that the Chancellor is threatening to steamroller over the rest of our wildlife

Good to see the UK standing firm on fish disgards – shame that the Chancellor is threatening to steamroller over the rest of our wildlife

The Guardian is reporting that the 'UK vowed to hold firm against plans to continue...
That's A Bit Close Kesslet !

That's A Bit Close Kesslet !

Hi Everyone, I managed to watch Kesslet and Charlie for a half hour or so...
A Quick Visit From Kesslet…

A Quick Visit From Kesslet…

Hi Everyone, I had a quick glimpse of Kesslet in the Kessock Channel this morning....
On The Telly Again…

On The Telly Again…

Hi Everyone, Yours truly is on the telly twice this week, first with BBC Newsround...
Cetacean rights and the wider debate of animal entitlement

Cetacean rights and the wider debate of animal entitlement

I thought it was worth pointing you to a very interesting posting by Catherine Warren...
Normal Service Will Be Resumed…

Normal Service Will Be Resumed…

Hi Everyone, I'm back at work now after a bit of a complicated and hectic...
Off For a While Yet…

Off For a While Yet…

Hi Everyone, Just to let you know that I'm off for another week yet...sorry !...
Helping the people who help

Helping the people who help

The unprecedented number of mass strandings of common dolphins on Cape Cod have made national...
Back soon!

Back soon!

Hi everyone, We thought we'd let you know that Charlie will be away from his...