Uk considers extending ivory ban to orcas, narwhals and sperm whales
The UK government is consulting with the public on whether to extend its forthcoming Ivory Act to cover other species including narwhals, orcas and sperm whales. While ivory from elephants was the initial focus of the Act, which would ban any trade (including hire) in products, irrespective of age, the government also received concerns about…Read More
Rescuers try to persuade whales to leave loch ahead of military exercise
Northern bottlenose whale © https://www.facebook.com/SteveTruluckAtSea/ A rescue team and local volunteers are urgently working to encourage a group of northern bottlenose whales to leave a stretch of coast in western Scotland ahead of the Joint Warrior military manoeuvres planned to start in the area this weekend. The whales have been regularly seen over recent weeks…Read More
Take part in our competition to win an adorable limited edition Māui dolphin bag by Don Fisher!
This cute Māui dolphin bag is a limited edition piece made by our wonderful partners Don Fisher. Only 57 bags have been made, one to represent each of the critically endangered Māui dolphin individuals that are now left in the world. You can win your very own bag by entering our competition! All you need…Read More
Shopping for holiday bargains? Choose to support WDC with your eBay purchases this World Oceans Day
From Monday 3rd until 10th of June you can support WDC’s work whilst buying and selling through eBay. For this week only, WDC is eBay’s featured charity at checkout, giving you the chance to donate when grabbing a bargain. So, if you’re inspired by World Oceans Day on 8th June, why not give a little…Read More