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WDC provides supportive care to a live-stranded common dolphin. Credit: Andrea Spence/IFAW

Whale and Dolphin Conservation Expands Marine Mammal Stranding Network Territory

The Whale and Dolphin Conservation team expands the Greater Atlantic Regional Marine Mammal Stranding Network...
Hysazu Photography | Sara Shimazu

Dam Good News for Southern Resident orcas

Pardon the pun (we've used it before) but we just can't help ourselves.  After decades...
Peter Flood mom and calf

Emergency Petition Seeks to Shield Right Whale Moms, Calves From Vessel Strikes

For Immediate Release, November 1, 2022 WASHINGTON-Conservation groups filed an emergency rulemaking petition with the...
The Yushin Maru catcher ship of the Japanese whaling fleet injures a whale with its first harpoon attempt, and takes a further three harpoon shots before finally killing the badly injured fleeing whale. Finally they drowned the mammal beneath the harpooon deck of the ship to kill it.  Southern Ocean.  07.01.2006

Moves to overturn whaling ban rejected

Last week, the 68th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC, the body that regulates...

Canadian Radio Interviews WDCS On Whales And Noise

The increasing amount of noise in the oceans is having a detrimental effect on whales and dolphins that live in a world of sound.

One proposed solution that has been proposed to help combat this problem is the use of “Bubble Walls”, featured in a recent article on National Georgraphic.

CBC radio in Canada recently discussed the issue and interviewed WDCS biologist, Sue Rocca.

Listen to the programme.
Read the article on National Geographic.
Find out more about ocean noise pollution.
CBC Radio Technology and Science.