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Short-finned pilot whale © Nicola Hodgins/WDC

News & Blogs

A magical sperm whale encounter

Can space technology tell us how many whales there are?

Risso's dolphins are captured in Taiji hunt. Image: LIA and Dolphin Project

Heartbreak and practical action – the horror of the Taiji dolphin hunts and one Japanese activist’s determination

minke whale breaching

Norway urged to abandon plans to experiment on captured whales

Dolphin disturbance

Environment Minister backs WDC public awareness drive to prevent dolphin disturbance

Melon-headed whale

Mass stranding of over 600 whales in Ghana

Common Dolphin

Goodbye Bycatch – what have we achieved and what’s next?

Haul of sea bass on French pair trawlers, Le Baron and Magellan, fishing in the English channel. Greenpeace is currently in the English channel protesting against pelagic pair trawling due to the high numbers of dolphin deaths associated with it.

Seaspiracy

Porpoise, Conwy Wales. WDC

Why do porpoises and dolphins find it so difficult to avoid fishing nets?

Russian ban on orca and beluga capture is extended