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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...
Humpback whales in Alaska

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

We are excited to announce backing for two ground-breaking research projects to assess the little...

Animal Friends Pet Insurance delivers early Christmas present to WDC

Animal Friends Pet Insurance, one of the largest suppliers of pet insurance in the UK, paid a surprise visit to WDC today to make a very generous donation of £20,000 as part of a country-wide Christmas charity giveaway.  The company was established with the sole aim of generating funds for animal welfare charities around the world, and to-date, the company has donated £2 million pounds. Managing director and company founder, Elaine Fairfax (Santa) presented the cheque in person and the kind donation will help WDC fight the many threats that whales and dolphins face each day around the world.presentation of cheque to WDC by Animal Friends Pet Insurance