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Whales are our climate allies – meet the scientists busy proving it

Whales are our climate allies – meet the scientists busy proving it

At Whale and Dolphin Conservation, we’re working hard to bring whales and the ocean into climate conversations at the highest levels. I lead WDC’s ‘Green Whale’ team and this week I’m at the United Nations Ocean Conference in Lisbon talking to policymakers about the vital roles whales play in our fight against the climate crisis.…

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Climate giants – how whales can help save the world

We know that whales, dolphins and porpoises are amazing beings with complex social and family lives, and we are leaning more about them all the time. But we are only beginning to understand that whales are essential in ensuring a healthy ocean and helping us combat climate change. The ocean is our largest carbon sink,…

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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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WDC invites businesses to join our brand new Climate Giant project

At WDC, we’re thrilled to announce the Climate Giant Project; a brand new initiative that allows businesses to directly support whale conservation projects and help fight the climate crisis. It’s the ocean’s alternative to planting trees. The battle against climate change can feel hopeless sometimes. Luckily, we have some massive allies. Whales. These Climate Giants…

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