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Pacific Islands designate 2016 ’Year of the Whale’

The Pacific islands have announced that they will launch a "Pacific Year of the Whale"...
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UK establishes new large marine reserve in Pacific

The UK Government has announced that it is to establish the largest, continuous marine reserve...
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WDC partner wins top marine conservation honour

WDC is pleased to report that Olga Filatova, who has previously worked with WDC on...

Dismay as UK Government ‘protected’ areas exclude dolphins and porpoises, again

WDC has reacted with dismay and disappointment at the news that the Department for the...
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Location and size vital for whale and dolphin protection areas

WDC, together with more than 100 delegates from over 20 countries around the globe have been...
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Scottish government warned that proposed protection plans fail to protect sea life

WDC has joined a number of Scottish environmental charities in warning the Scottish government that...
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Bangladesh declares its first marine protected area

The government of Bangladesh has created the country’s first marine protected area in the seas...
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New report echoes WDC calls for protected areas in UK seas

WDC is pleased that the release today of a new report into the need for...
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WDC joins Antarctic groups calling for Ross Sea protection

WDC, together with the Antarctic Ocean Alliance (AOA) and the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition...

Rare whales protected as largest marine reserve created in Southern Indian Ocean

The Australian Government has expanded the sub-Antarctic Heard Island and McDonald Islands Marine Reserve, to...
Response handover to Scottish Government

Homes for whales and dolphins – WDC hands over public responses to Scottish government

The Scottish government's request for the public’s views on a proposed network of marine protected...

WDC supporters lead the charge for more whale and dolphin protection in Scotland

The Scottish government has opened a public consultation asking people what they think of its...