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Whales in waters around Russia could still be captured

Whales in waters around Russia could still be captured

A Russian ‘expert’ working group has concluded that the exploitation of whales and dolphins for...
Mercury Learning plus Humble Bundle equals a $28k donation for WDC!

Mercury Learning plus Humble Bundle equals a $28k donation for WDC!

North Atlantic right whale. Photo by Regina Asmutis-Sylvia In these globally uncertain times, we are...
Style-up your lockdown wardrobe with new limited-edition WDC sunglasses

Style-up your lockdown wardrobe with new limited-edition WDC sunglasses

WDC is excited to partner with Swedish brand, CHPO, on a pair of limited-edition sunglasses....
Important step forward for WDC’s fight to stop tragic deaths of dolphins and porpoises in nets

Important step forward for WDC’s fight to stop tragic deaths of dolphins and porpoises in nets

Scientific advisors to the European Commission (ICES) have officially announced their agreement with WDC and...
Humbled by 10 years of amazing charitable support

Humbled by 10 years of amazing charitable support

Photo by Tesni Ward/Olympus This month we were delighted to be able to say a...
Dolphins, dolphins everywhere!

Dolphins, dolphins everywhere!

Lock down for us humans seems to have made seas quieter and less polluted for...
WDC funded research shows ‘pingers’ could save porpoises from fishing nets

WDC funded research shows ‘pingers’ could save porpoises from fishing nets

Underwater sound devices called ‘pingers’ could be an effective, long-term way to prevent porpoises getting...
Nearly 1000 humpbacks seen off southwestern Japan

Nearly 1000 humpbacks seen off southwestern Japan

Good news for whale watching operators and enthusiasts has emerged from Japan (a country normally...
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WDC supports call for Government to prioritise green recovery

Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) today joined businesses, other environmental organisations and youth leaders in urging...
Beluga whales prepare for June release into the world’s first open water sanctuary

Beluga whales prepare for June release into the world’s first open water sanctuary

We are pleased to announce that  two former captive Beluga whales, Little White and Little...
Captive dolphin at Nuremberg Zoo dies

Captive dolphin at Nuremberg Zoo dies

Anke, a female dolphin held in captivity at the Nuremberg Zoo in Germany has died. ...
Success! Icelandic minke whale hunts end after years of WDC campaigning

Success! Icelandic minke whale hunts end after years of WDC campaigning

Following on from the news that Iceland’s fin whaling vessels will not be leaving port...
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Working to Save Dolphins in Despair

Working to Save Dolphins in Despair

A female and her calf being carried back to sea on the Cape photo: Reuters...
Waiting For Some Action…

Waiting For Some Action…

Hi Everyone, I'm in a state of limbo at the moment where not much seems...
Happy New Year Kesslet !

Happy New Year Kesslet !

Hi Everyone, It was a bitterly cold but a lovely and sunny morning standing watching...
Back To Work Again…

Back To Work Again…

Hi Everyone, Well, here we are with one week of 2012 behind us and the...
Orcas versus humpbacks

Orcas versus humpbacks

Occasionally accounts come our way of observations on whales that are unusual and very interesting....