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Photo by Shari Manning

Humpback whale freed from rope entanglement by passing orcas

A strange incident involving a pod of orcas and an entangled humpback whale off the...
Common dolphin

Government fails to keep marine ‘super year’ promise

WDC together with other conservation charities have criticised the UK Government for failing to meet...
Salt the humpback whale © Tim Stenton

WDC partners with leading digital asset platform WhaleFin

WhaleFin, powered by Amber Group, is the latest business to sign up to WDC's Climate...
Common bottlenose dolphin

New claims over use of dolphins for military purposes

Reports from the Mediterranean claim that the Israeli military has been deploying dolphins in recent...
Atlantic white-sided dolphin

EU countries condemn hunt of Atlantic white-sided dolphins in Faroe Islands

Member countries of the European Union (EU) have issued a strongly-worded statement to the International...
The unicorn of the sea - the narwhal

The results are in … and it’s a £50,000 win for WDC!

GREAT NEWS! We're delighted to announce that out of the five amazing charities, we received...
Young humpback whale entangled in creel rope off Scotland

Report highlights whale and dolphin entanglement in creel fishing gear

A ground-breaking project supported by WDC is helping reduce entanglement of whales, dolphins and other...
Risso's dolphin

WDC researchers spot dolphin doing headstands

Researchers from WDC carrying out field work in Scotland have been left puzzled by the...

Infamous whale jail dismantled – could a capture ban be next?

A Russian facility used to house captured whales in cramped conditions has finally been dismantled,...