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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...

Shop on Ebay for your Black Friday bargains and help whales and dolphins

Friday 24th November 2017 is the busiest shopping day of the year – Black Friday. eBay are giving all of their shoppers the chance to donate to WDC at the checkout when grabbing their Black Friday bargains on eBay.co.uk.

eBay customers will be able to donate to WDC for a whole week, from 20th – 26th November 2017- the third time WDC have been featured on eBay’s give at checkout. So far our partnership with eBay for Charity has raised around £2,500 which has been used to support our work around the world to keep whales and dolphins safe and free. If you are heading to eBay for some pre-Christmas deals you can opt to donate anything from £1 upwards when making your purchases.

If you are one of the millions of people who use eBay to sell unwanted items, you can also support our work throughout the year, by donating a percentage of your eBay sales to WDC – a perfect solution for what to do with any unwanted Christmas gifts in the New Year! To find out more, visit our eBay for Charity page.