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Partnership Announcement from HIDIZS

Partnership Announcement from HIDIZS

With the generous support from our community on Kickstarter and Hidizs, we successfully raised a total of $200,000 for the state-of-the art MP145 IEM.  We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) for their exceptional dedication to safeguarding whales and marine ecosystems. WDC’s commitment to the welfare of whales, dolphins, and…

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Rare sperm whale strands on South Shore in Massachusetts

Rare sperm whale strands on South Shore in Massachusetts On Saturday, July 29, a sharp-eyed Plymouth, MA resident saw a highly unusual whale species close to shore and called Whale and Dolphin Conservation’s (WDC’s) Marine Animal Rescue and Response hotline. The whale was identified as an endangered sperm whale. WDC’s team of responders immediately deployed and found…

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Southern Resident orcas: Reason for Hope

Female Southern Resident orca calf L127 swimming with Mom L94 (photo credit: Center for Whale Research) We were thrilled to hear the news that not just one, but TWO new calves have been confirmed in the endangered Southern Resident population.  Welcome to the world, L126 and L127!   After reports of a possible new baby seen…

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Double Your Impact for Marine Animal Rescue & Response

On a chilly day this past December, the WDC North America team celebrated the first year of our Marine Animal Rescue and Response (MARR) program with a batch of freshly baked, dolphin-shaped cookies. I was excited – we all were – about the success of our first year, but even more excited about doubling our…

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Whale and Dolphin Conservation: Change Through Policy

WDC focuses on education, research, conservation projects, and policy work to create a sustainable future for marine mammals and humans. Finding funding for the first three categories – education, research, and conservation projects – is much easier to accomplish than explaining the intricacies of policy work and asking for money to support it.    In 2022,…

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CryptoKraken Makes a Splash In New Partnership

Newly-incorporated NFT company CryptoKraken launched its first collection of NFTs this month. CryptoKraken co-founders Samuel Driquez and Sione Milhem say the idea for their NFTs came when they understood the potential of the NFT space and the pace that it is moving at. They recognized the potential to not only fundraise but create a community…

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Dolphin Defenders: Fintech start-up HEADLINE INC Makes a Splash with a New CSR Initiative

Texas-based fintech startup and media company HEADLINE INC has taken another step in distinguishing themselves by identifying their cause-based focus – supporting the international marine conservation group Whale & Dolphin Conservation (WDC). HEADLINE INC will be supporting WDC by donating a portion of all sales from HEADLINE Crypto’s NFT collections. The choice to sponsor WDC…

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How Kylie Made A Whale of A Difference

In  November of 2020, I answered the phone at our WDC office and was greeted by Amanda Enloe who was looking to make a donation in honor of Kylie Christine Schwartz. What started out as a seemingly typical donation quickly turned into so much more.  Amanda shared with me that Kylie was diagnosed with a…

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WDC receives grant from the Sheehan Family Companies for conservation and education

Whale and Dolphin Conservation recently received a $450,000 grant from The Sheehan Family Companies.  The grant supports work protecting humpback whales and critically endangered North Atlantic right whales through a new education initiative. This three-year partnership will help further WDC’s mission of using science, advocacy, and outreach to protect whales and dolphins by expanding its existing…

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Gratitudes: Nantucket Whaler and WDC

I don’t usually write blogs. It’s not that overseeing fundraising and marketing for our North American office isn’t exciting – it’s very exciting – it’s just that it doesn’t pertain directly to whales and dolphins, so I don’t usually share what’s going on. As we preparing to sign on at least three new corporate supporters,…

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