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Humpback whale in Iceland

First electric whale watch takes place in Iceland

Iceland is one of the best places in the world to watch whales in their...
Antarctic minke whale

Japanese whalers plan to build new factory ship

According to Jiji Press, Kyodo Senpaku Co., a subsidiary of the government's Institute of Cetacean...
Photo by Shari Manning

Curve Digital and Humble Bundle make a ‘supply drop’ in the form of a new camera for OrcaLab

The special sale on Humble Bundle raised over $3,700 for WDC which has now been...

Captive dolphins in the Netherlands to move to China

Plans announced by Dolfinarium Harderwijk, Netherlands that it will end its dolphin shows have turned...
captive dolphin

Brussels bans whale and dolphin captivity

The ban includes seals, sea lions as well as whales and dolphins and means that...
Grey whale eye

Animal culture crucial for conservation says new research paper

WDC's Philippa Brakes, together with a number of experts working on a wide range of...

EU scientific body confirms stronger measures are needed to protect dolphins and porpoises from death in nets

The expert body that provides scientific advice to the European Commission on the management of...
A magical sperm whale encounter

Can space technology tell us how many whales there are?

This exciting project is part of Deloitte's Gravity Challenge, a global programme that encourages corporates,...
minke whale breaching

Norway urged to abandon plans to experiment on captured whales

WDC has teamed up with the Animal Welfare Institute and NOAH (Norway's largest NGO for...