It seems that whilst Denmark has been doing its utmost within the EU to pander to its overseas territories in Greenland and the Faroe Islands, the Danish citizens of these two distant lands are not so grateful.
Next week, from October 24-28, the first workshop to implement a new tool for conservation — Important Marine Mammal Areas, or IMMAs — convenes in Chania, Greece. The workshop, sponsored by the MAVA Foundation, has been organized by the IUCN WCPA-SSC Marine Mammal Protected Areas (MMPAs) Task Force, who have devised this new tool.
I've had that tune in my head a lot these last few days, what with the great Bob Dylan being awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature and TripAdvisor announcing that it will no longer allow users to book activities that involve contact with endangered species or captive wild animals.
In the UK slow but steady progress on advice to smokers has led to one of the greatest reductions in smoking of any industrialised nation.
One of the toughest gigs in a whale conservationist’s calendar is attending the meetings of the International Whaling Commission. The International Whaling Commission, or IWC, is the body that makes decisions about whale hunting and whale conservation.
WDC have teamed up with fashion partner, Lazy Oaf for the release of their Dolphin Heart T-shirt, 10% of all sales of this design both online and in store being donated to WDC to
SeaWorld’s recent announcement that they are ending their orca breeding program, thus making the orcas they currently hold (29 in total) the last in their care, was a welcome step forward to end captivity for whales and dolphins. However, SeaWorld has stopped short of a complete turnaround – they remain
WDC is delighted that the first Scottish harbour porpoise Special Area of Conservation in the Inner Hebrides and the Minches has been designated by Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Roseanna Cunningham.