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Short-finned pilot whale © Nicola Hodgins/WDC

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Lone beluga death a warning to stay clear

A lone beluga whale that has spent the past two years living close to shore around the waters of Clarenville, Canada has been found dead...
Two beautiful Hector's dolphins leap just off new Zealand's coast.

Progress for our campaign as New Zealand takes action to protect dolphins from fishing nets

Following our long-running campaign to save endangered Hector's dolphins, the New Zealand government has announced action … but will it be enough? Hector's dolphins live...
Common bottlenose dolphin

New law looks set to ban dolphin shows in France

New legislation in France is set to ban dolphin shows in two years time as part of wider rules that will also target circuses and...

COP26: Did we persuade world leaders to listen to the ocean?

As the dust settles after the United Nations Climate Change conference in Glasgow, it's a good moment to reflect on what we achieved there for...

Deloitte chooses WDC as charity partner to help save whales and save the planet

We are delighted to announce that Whale and Dolphin Conservation has been chosen as a WorldClimate UK charity partner by leading global professional services firm...

Good news for campaign to protect whales and dolphins from wartime bombs

The Government has recommended that unexploded bombs located in the sea should be detonated quietly to protect whales, dolphins and porpoises. The announcement comes following...

WDC joins US network to help rescue whales and dolphins

Goods news for whales and dolphins in the US. WDC's team there has officially joined the Marine Mammal Stranding Network and is now authorised to...
The unicorn of the sea - the narwhal

Be a buddy to a narwhal this Christmas and vote for WDC to win £50,000

The recent COP 26 summit in Glasgow brought the world's attention to just how stark the future will be if we don't act now to...
Bryde's whale

Whalers in Japan return to port with over 200 whales

Japan's factory whaling ship, the "Nisshin Maru" returned to port on November 14th at the end of this year's self-allocated whaling season in the North...