The European Court of Justice has today ruled that the UK Government failed to propose sufficient numbers of sites that would protect harbour porpoises in waters off the Scottish, English, Welsh and Northern Irish coastline. The European Commission now will ask the UK government what measures they will put in place to comply with the EU Habitats Directive.
WDC is delighted to announce that we are an Official Charity Partner of the 2018 Varsity Match between Oxford and Cambridge University Rugby Clubs, to be held at Twickenham Stadium on December 6th.
WDC's Scottish Dolphin Centre in Spey Bay is set to extend its opening season due to growing demand, with members of the public now able to visit through until mid-December.
The increase in opening hours during the winter months has been made possible by the installation of a new biomass heating system kindly funded by the Beatrice Partnership Fund.
Break Free From Plastic, a global movement campaigning against the rise in plastic pollution has released a report naming Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestlé as the most frequent companies identified in 239 clean ups and brand audits spanning 42 countries and 6 continents.
Japan’s import and sale of sei whales products from its controversial “scientific” whaling programme in the North Pacific has been deemed as illegal by the global body entrusted with protecting endangered species from trade.
A beluga whale has been sighted swimming in the Thames estuary near Coalhouse Fort in Essex.
The whale was first seen and filmed this morning. Beluga whales are easily identified by their distinctive white markings. While porpoises and dolphins are occasionally seen in the river, sightings of other species are rare.
The Award, which was presented at a special celebration evening event in London, recognises and celebrates those celebrities that have shown genuine and productive support for their chosen charity or charities.
Design plans for a new eco-yacht that collects plastic from the ocean and recycles it into fuel have been unveiled in Southampton.
The £40million 'Ocean Saviour' has been specially designed to scoop up five tonnes of plastic pollution each day, which is then recycled into fuel that will power the vessel itself.