Every year WDC produces or commissions a number of reports on a variety of issues concerning whales and dolphins. Below are a selection of our publications in pdf format. Where copyright restrictions preclude this please contact us for further information on a report's availability.
In addition to the reports highlighted below, WDC staff around the world are actively publishing peer-reviewed scientific papers, presenting posters and talks at conferences and submitting papers to meetings of a variety of international fora.
Whales in hot water (2007)
Ocean acidification (2006)
Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)
Message in a bottle - The shocking impact of plastic pollution and how we can reverse it. (published with support from Brita, 2021. Last updated Nov 22)
Marine Debris and Cetaceans (2011)
Oceans of Noise (2004)
Into the Brains of Whales (2007)
Joint NGO Corkscrew response (2013)
Russia Whale Watching Guide (2006)
Whale for Sale (2014)
Japanese small type whaling (2009)