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Majestic fin whales

Icelandic whalers kill first fin whales in four years

As feared, whale hunters in Iceland have killed at least two fin whales, the first...
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Majority of Icelandic people think whaling harms their country’s reputation

A survey of Icelandic people has confirmed that the majority believe whaling damages Iceland's reputation. ...
A magnificent sei whale © Christopher Swann

Japan Begins Commercial Whaling Season

Sei whale © Christopher Swann Japanese whalers have left port to begin this year's annual...

Pumps and conveyor belts. How could more whales help save us?

University of Alaska Fairbanks Master's student, Dana Bloch, retrieves a CTD that is used to...

Proceeds Of New Book To Go To WDCS

Dominion front coverWDCS is delighted to announce the release of Dominion, a book co-authored by respected artist, Anglea Cockayne, and renowned author Philip Hoare, which takes a look at the subject of whales in art.

Dominion combines the views and thoughts of a range of writers, artists, scientists from around the world, with some thought provoking artwork and stunning images of the whales themselves.

WDCS will receive 40% from each copy sold, so each time you turn a page you will know that you have done your bit to help save some of these amazing and fascinating creatures of the deep.

To get hold of a copy visit the WDCS Shop. It is also available through Amazon or you can order through most bookshops (ISBN: 978­0­9566462­48)