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Preparations for beluga whale move to Iceland continue

Preparations for beluga whale move to Iceland continue

Ahead of the relocation of Little White and Little Grey to the world’s first open...
Whale culture should play a part in their conservation says new international study

Whale culture should play a part in their conservation says new international study

An international group of researchers working on a wide range of species, including whales, argues...
Multiple belugas moved in US marine parks

Multiple belugas moved in US marine parks

Over the last month, there has been a flurry of movement between marine parks in the U.S....
Iceland to kill over two thousand fin and minke whales

Iceland to kill over two thousand fin and minke whales

The Icelandic fisheries minister has announced a new whaling quota, which will allow Icelandic whalers...
Record numbers of dolphins dead on French beaches

Record numbers of dolphins dead on French beaches

According to reports from France, huge numbers of dolphins have been washing up dead on...
Dolphinaris Arizona will no longer hold dolphins

Dolphinaris Arizona will no longer hold dolphins

A week after closing, the signs were removed from Dolphinaris Arizona as the marine park undergoes an...
Canada announces 2019 plans to protect North Atlantic right whales

Canada announces 2019 plans to protect North Atlantic right whales

February 7, 2019:  Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) announced their 2019 management measures...
Controversial captive dolphin facility to close following another dolphin death

Controversial captive dolphin facility to close following another dolphin death

A dolphinaria in Arizona, US has announced that it will close for the immediate future...
No change in Norway whaling quota as number of whales to be killed remains high

No change in Norway whaling quota as number of whales to be killed remains high

Norway’s Minister of Fisheries has announced that the country has set itself the same number...
Plastic found in all whales and dolphins examined for UK research project

Plastic found in all whales and dolphins examined for UK research project

Scientists examining dolphins, whales and seals washed up dead around the UK have found every...
Another dolphin dies at Dolphinaris Arizona

Another dolphin dies at Dolphinaris Arizona

Another dolphin has died at Dolphinaris Arizona, the fourth death in less than two years...
Are France and Spain looking to weaken protection for whales and dolphins?

Are France and Spain looking to weaken protection for whales and dolphins?

As EU governments continue to negotiate the terms of the Technical Measures under the European Common Fisheries...
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What will life hold for the new Southern Resident orca baby?

What will life hold for the new Southern Resident orca baby?

It’s been non-stop excitement since news broke of a brand new baby in the endangered Southern Resident...
Orcas and belugas held in appalling ‘whale jail’

Orcas and belugas held in appalling ‘whale jail’

You may have read the stories about the so-called 'whale jail' in Russia. If you...
Collision With A Gray Whale Eliminates Yacht From Sailing Race

Collision With A Gray Whale Eliminates Yacht From Sailing Race

My work day today started with an email directing me to an article about a...
'What do we want? TO SAVE THE WHALES! When do we want it? NOW!'

'What do we want? TO SAVE THE WHALES! When do we want it? NOW!'

Last Saturday, I marched shoulder to shoulder with WDC colleagues as we braved the January...
Wow – orcas pay a surprise visit to Scotland’s Moray Firth!

Wow – orcas pay a surprise visit to Scotland’s Moray Firth!

What a Fin-tastic start to the year. Over the festive period, a few dorsal fins...
Southern Resident orca Task Force: Reflecting on Year One

Southern Resident orca Task Force: Reflecting on Year One

As we get settled into 2019 and figure out our plans for the next few...
The Road ahead for L124: Reality sets in for new Southern Resident orca

The Road ahead for L124: Reality sets in for new Southern Resident orca

After the news of a brand new baby in the endangered Southern Resident orca community...
New Southern resident orca born!

New Southern resident orca born!

The endangered population of orcas known as the Southern Residents were causing quite a stir...
New Southern Resident orca calf!

New Southern Resident orca calf!

Last Thursday, while I was on my way to give a presentation to Oregon’s Midcoast...
Japan is leaving the Whaling Commission to start commercial whaling – and it is a big deal

Japan is leaving the Whaling Commission to start commercial whaling – and it is a big deal

On December 26, 2018, the Japanese government announced its withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission (IWC –...
Japan is leaving the Whaling Commission to start commercial whaling – and it is a big deal

Japan is leaving the Whaling Commission to start commercial whaling – and it is a big deal

On 26 December 2018, the Japanese government announced its withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission...
A new opportunity to stop Japan’s whaling?

A new opportunity to stop Japan’s whaling?

Last Wednesday, the European Parliament voted ‘yes’ to the EU-Japan free trade agreement (or Economic...