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EU legal action against France, Spain and Sweden a big step in WDC’s campaign to stop death in nets

EU legal action against France, Spain and Sweden a big step in WDC’s campaign to stop death in nets

The European Commission has demanded that France, Spain and Sweden take immediate action to prevent the needless...
Beluga sanctuary update

Beluga sanctuary update

Update: 1st July 2020 We have been working to relocate belugas, Little Grey and Little...
Whaling in Japan struggles to make a profit

Whaling in Japan struggles to make a profit

Nearly a year after leaving the International Whaling Commission and resuming commercial whaling, Japan's whaling...
Significant victory for WDC in fight to save world’s smallest dolphins

Significant victory for WDC in fight to save world’s smallest dolphins

A significant victory in the fight to save dolphins in New Zealand from extinction has...
WDC partners make waves with Oceans Day celebrations

WDC partners make waves with Oceans Day celebrations

Photo by Charlie Phillips With many of our supporters and partners experiencing uncertain times, it...
Beluga Whale Sanctuary Update

Beluga Whale Sanctuary Update

We’re pleased to confirm Little Grey and Little White are now just days away from...
Two more young dolphins die in European theme parks just days apart

Two more young dolphins die in European theme parks just days apart

Another dolphin calf has died in captivity shortly after birth at a French theme park....
Pilot whales rescued after stranding in Scotland

Pilot whales rescued after stranding in Scotland

Ten long-finned pilot whales have been saved after their pod stranded on the island of...
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Those Big Eyes…

Those Big Eyes…

Hi Everyone, We had a surprise little visitor on the slipway at North Kessock the...
Why do loopholes always favour the bad guys?

Why do loopholes always favour the bad guys?

It’s well known, of course, that Japan has killed whales for decades by exploiting a...
Please support proposal to list Lolita as ‘endangered’ by March 28th

Please support proposal to list Lolita as ‘endangered’ by March 28th

Lolita, the lone female orca held in captivity at the Miami Seaquarium in Florida, may...
Best practice in rescue

Best practice in rescue

Finding a live stranded dolphin or whale on the shore is always an unexpected and...
WDC responds to recent publication

WDC responds to recent publication

A recent essay published by Dr. Michael Moore in ICES Journal of Marine Science, chronicles...
The Most Important Valentine You’ll Send This Year

The Most Important Valentine You’ll Send This Year

This year, I am adding a very special recipient to my Valentine’s list: the North...
Fighting for Dolphins and Due Process in the Bahamas

Fighting for Dolphins and Due Process in the Bahamas

In our continuing fight to stop the proliferation of captive dolphin facilities in the Caribbean,...
An eye high in the sky …?

An eye high in the sky …?

Scientists have recently advanced a method for counting whales from space. Until now, to count...