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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...

Nearly 500 whales die in New Zealand

The number of pilot whales that have died following a mass stranding in New Zealand...

200 pilot whales killed in latest Faroese slaughter

More than 200 pilot whales have been slaughtered in Sandagerði (Torshavn) in the Faroe Islands....

New Endangered Species App

endangered species appA new children’s app on endangered animals for schools and families has just been released and is now available to download.

It covers 150 different species, with a flash card on each one that includes a photo, fact files and information on why the animal is endangered and what is being done to save it.

The app includes four whale and dolphin species (beluga,blue whale, bottlenose dolphin and humpback whale) and each has a link to the WDCS website so you can find out all you want to know!

Why not tell your school about it!

You can find it in the UK itunes store or in the US itunes store.