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Indo-Pacific finless porpoise – Hong Kong

Indo-Pacific finless porpoise – Hong Kong

Group of indo-pacific finless porpoises

Using local environmental knowledge and fishing community cooperation to map bycatch hotspots for finless porpoises Despite the popular image of Hong Kong as a thriving business and banking metropolis, an extensive small scale fishing industry continues throughout Hong Kong waters, despite all commercial trawling being banned in 2012. Entanglement in fishing gear is the most…

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Atlantic humpback dolphins – Senegal

Atlantic humpback dolphin group

Researching and reducing threats to Senegal’s marine mammals and turtles. There are only 1,500 Atlantic humpback dolphins, or Sousa teuzsii left on Earth. Only found along the west coast of Africa, they are critically endangered and in desperate need of our protection. We need to stop them becoming the first dolphin species to be hunted…

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Shorewatch, Scotland

Shorewatch group looking for whales and dolphins

Watch out for whales and dolphins around Scotland with WDC Shorewatch Scotland is an amazing place to see whales and dolphins safe and free; local Shorewatchers are taking action to make sure that it stays that way. Shorewatch is a network of volunteers trained and supported by WDC to carry out regular 10-minute surveys from…

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