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

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 a long running campaign championed by actress Joanna Lumley that WDC has supported. The Stop Sea Blasts campaign called for a change in the way unexploded war munitions found in the…

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New report highlights dramatic lack of ocean funding in fight against climate breakdown

New research released today by Deloitte shows that the crucial role of the ocean in fighting the climate crisis is unrecognised and underfunded. The findings, developed in association with the Marine Conservation Society and Whale and Dolphin Conservation, show investment in ocean-based solutions to help tackle climate breakdown is – literally – a drop in the…

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From whale poo to wildfire – it’s not over yet

Ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, which will begin on October 31st, we have joined in collaboration with a collective of internationally renowned artists to help spread our save the whale, save the planet message. WDC, the Met Office, London School of Economics, the RSPB and eight other climate change partners…

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WDC joins with BRITA to send plastic pollution warning

A new WDC report issued today reveals the frightening extent of the plastic pollution problem and that 67% of species of whale and dolphin are now affected. To mark the launch of the report, WDC partner BRITA has also revealed worrying survey figures that show nine million Brits have littered at the beach, 22% notice…

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Cruel whale experiments halted

The widely criticised hearing experiments due to take place on minke whales in the Vestvågøy area of northern Norway have now come to an end with no whales tested. The authorities behind the experiment have stated that three whales were caught in the huge mile-wide net that was cast to herd migrating juvenile minke whales…

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