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Another dolphin facility proposed for the Bahamas

WDC has joined local and international NGOs in condemning the proposal for a new captive dolphin facility in the Bahamas, calling on the government to end trade in live dolphins and prohibit the development of any new dolphin facilities in the country. There are already three such facilities in the Bahamas, a signatory country to…

The adventures of a young advocate

Here’s more on Miss V’s dedication to WDC and the day we got to meet this amazing young advocate… Blog #3 Hi, I am back! Today I am going to talk about how I started my fundraiser at school. First I showed my report to my teacher Mr. B. He said I should show it…

Why does Japan go whaling?

I have been following a debate on Opinion Juris on the issue of the Law of the Sea and non-state actors. Now before you yawn, this is an important debate…honest 🙂 One author had asked the question of whether the Japanese Institute of Cetacean Research (ICR) is a state actor or an independent body? This got…

Wild and free….what a feeling!

Garry Henkel, a Tour Guide with Aboriginal Journeys in British Columbia, recently captured some fantastic wild orca images off Vancouver Island Check out the amazing shots here. The Real Orca Show

Blackfish movie trailer out now

WDC’s Rob Lott did a great review of the new documentary on orca and captivity. ‘Blackfish’, and the movie trailer is now available. This is one movie not to miss.

WDC's own Erich Hoyt will be in Seattle in June

If you get a chance and you are in the region, WDC’s own Erich Hoyt is giving a talk, ‘Adventures with Orcas in the North Pacific, from A1 Stubbs to Iceberg, the White Russian Bull‘, at the Hall at Fauntleroy, Seattle, WA on June 8th at 7.00 pm. You can find details here If you have never…