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Proposal to create a whale sanctuary in the South Atlantic is defeated at whaling meeting

A proposal to establish a South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary (SAWS) has failed to be ratified...
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New Zealand High Court reverses plan to mine in endangered dolphin habitat

Following public outcry and representation from environmental groups, including WDC, the Wellington High Court in...
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WDC joins new project helping to prevent whale and dolphin entanglement in fishing gear

WDC has joined up with other organisations to help with a new research project looking...
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Cruel 6 to 25 minute deaths of whales shot with exploding grenade harpoons revealed

On the eve of the 67th meeting of the IWC (International Whaling Commission – the...
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Exciting news for WDC dolphin adopters as two new calves are born

We are very excited to reveal the news that Rainbow and Kesslet, two of the...
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Tragic find- dead critically endangered North Atlantic right whale found off Cape Cod

August 29, 2018- Over the weekend, a family boating off Martha’s Vineyard located a whale...