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Clear WDC’s Amazon Wishlist for Giving Tuesday

The holiday season is knocking on our doors and Giving Tuesday is coming up soon!...
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Speaking truth to power – my week giving whales a voice

The International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting is where governments come together to make decisions about whaling...
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Spout Spotters: Boater Safety Around Whales Online Course Launches

After countless hours behind the computer, bountiful snacks, and a few stress relieving walks with...
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Give the ocean a chance – our message from the UN Ocean Conference

I'm looking out over the River Tejo in Lisbon, Portugal, reflecting on the astounding resilience...
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Stream to Sea: Orca Action Month 2022

This June was an exceptionally busy and exciting Orca Month, starting with a somewhat surprising...
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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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Five Facts About Orcas

Orcas, also known as killer whales, are one of the most recognizable and popular species...

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.