Posts by Marina Abraham
Last chance to see pink river dolphins?
I was lucky enough to go on the trip of a lifetime recently, to the rainforest of Peru. I’d been planning for this trip for a long time, scraping together any spare cash over the years and finally, I got my chance. Working in the fundraising team at WDC we often talk about all the…Read More
Clearing out that wardrobe for summer? Buy and sell on eBay all this week and you can support WDC!
This whole week until Sunday 6th May, WDC will be a featured charity on eBay, meaning that whenever you buy and sell through eBay you will be offered the chance to donate to WDC. If you are thinking of having that spring wardrobe clear-out, now would be the ideal time as all this week buyers can…Read More
Introducing WDC’s newest partner 4Ocean, who make bracelets for a really great cause
WDC now have a brand new exciting partner! Founded by surfers Alex and Andrew out of frustration about the growing accumulation of plastic in our oceans, Florida based 4Ocean is a company that make beautiful bracelets for a really great cause. Made from recycled materials, every bracelet purchased funds the removal of one pound of…Read More
Gamers for Orcas is back in April 2018
After the success of WDC’s first gaming challenge fundraiser in 2017, which raised over $100,000 to help our conservation work, Gamers for Orcas will now be returning for its second year, on 14th April 2018, with support from WDC partners SEGA and Twitch. Sadly, the lives of orcas all over the world are in danger…Read More
Bevis Watts, UK Managing Director of Triodos bank, speaks to WDC about his passion for the ocean
Triodos Bank support Whale and Dolphin Conservation by donating £40 whenever a new customer opens a current or savings account, their balance reaches £100 and WDC is selected as their chosen charity.* We caught up with Bevis Watts, UK Managing Director at Triodos, about his love of diving, his passion for the ocean and why…Read More
WDC receives a record-breaking donation
Our friends at online gaming channel, The Yogscast, have done it again with another record breaking donation to support the work of WDC. With the help of their generous fans all across the world and support from online games retailer, Humble Bundle, and streaming platform, Twitch, The Yogscast’s 2017 Jingle Jam Christmas fundraiser raised a…Read More
How can a t-shirt help WDC tackle ocean plastic pollution?
WDC strongly believe that single use plastic is an issue that all businesses, consumers and organisations across society must work together to solve. The creators of our exclusive #NotWhaleFood t-shirts, Rapanui Clothing, explain how they are helping – one t-shirt at a time. Make a pledge to reduce your own plastic use and you could…Read More
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…Read More
WDC travel insurance partner joins our fight against captivity
Alpha have agreed that as of today, in line with WDC’s policy against swimming with whales and dolphins, they have removed ‘swim with’ experiences from their policies and activity packs, to show that they do not support or endorse the activity. Many people love the idea of swimming with wild dolphins, which is somewhat seen…Read More
WDC and GRN Sportswear launch their new Net Positive range
To support WDC’s bycatch campaign to stop whales and dolphins being caught in fishing nets, and the growing concerns about the amount of plastic pollution in our oceans, WDC is launching a partnership with GRN sportswear. GRN make a range of products from recycled fishing nets and plastic bottles, helping to reduce ocean pollution which…Read More