Our Manager of Science & Education in Australasia, Dr. Mike Bossley, will retire at the end of the month after over 12 years of dedicated work for WDC.
When I was a kid and wanted to work to protect whales and dolphins, I imagined a life at sea filled with dedicated research trips, amazing views of whales, and more fresh air than I knew what to do with. As I grew up and started as an intern for WDC, I learned that there is so much more that goes into researching and protecting whales than I had ever thought.
Several years ago, after a late night IWC negotiation session, I found myself sat outide a coffee house with a WDC colleague, when a member of the Japanese delegation ran past on his nightly jog.
A few days ago, between May 19th and June 5th, San Diego hosted the 66a meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) Scientific Committee (SC). During 2 weeks, delegates from 33 countries plus invited participants from different countries and organizations were discussing several issues related to conservation a
We have been campaigning hard to persuade British Airways to stop selling trips to SeaWorld and on 18 June, we took our message to the heart of the company by attending the annual shareholders meeting of BA’s parent organisation, IAG, in Madrid.
Volunteer whale and dolphin observers took to the shore despite the weather as part of the WDC Shorewatch Big Watch Weekend (BWW). WDC Shorewatch relies on community volunteers to monitor the presence of whales, dolphins and porpoises around Scotland.