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Whales are our climate allies – meet the scientists busy proving it

At Whale and Dolphin Conservation, we're working hard to bring whales and the ocean into...

It’s Time To Breach The Snake River Dams

The Snake River dams were controversial even before they were built.  While they were still...
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Climate giants – how whales can help save the world

We know that whales, dolphins, and porpoises are amazing beings with complex social and family...
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Five Facts About Orcas

Orcas, also known as killer whales, are one of the most recognizable and popular species...
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Meet the 2022 Interns: Alexi Archer

I am thrilled to welcome Alexi to WDC as the newest member of our Marine...
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Meet the 2022 Interns: Saya Butani

I'm happy to welcome the newest member of the WDC team, Saya Butani, who is...
Block Island wind credit: Regina Asutis-Silvia

Offshore Wind: Don’t Blow It

Recently, new areas were added to the growing list of potential sites for offshore wind...
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Meet the 2022 Interns: Sierra Osborne

I'm delighted to introduce WDC's Conservation Education intern for Summer 2022, Sierra Osborne! Without hesitation,...

Close Encounters…

I had a wonderful day recently out at sea onboard Aberdeen University‘s research boat. We covered a lot of area before thankfully coming across some of the local Bottlenose dolphins, including the lovely female called Spirit, one of the WDC Adopt a Dolphins who had her two year old calf with her and was in amongst a fair sized group of Mum & youngster pairs. I haven’t been lucky enough to have seen Spirit up as close as this for a long while, only far in the distance and it was great to see how healthy both her and and her youngster were looking – all that feeding on the shoals of mackerel obviously agreeing with them! You can Adopt Spirit and five other members of the population.