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New date set for beluga move to sanctuary

New date set for beluga move to sanctuary

Following bad weather preventing the initial operation to move two beluga whales from captivity in...
Update: Beluga move home to the ocean temporarily postponed

Update: Beluga move home to the ocean temporarily postponed

We can confirm the departure of two belugas, Little Grey and Little White from their...
US authorities put forward proposal for Makah gray whale hunt

US authorities put forward proposal for Makah gray whale hunt

Federal authorities in the United States have put forward a proposal that would allow the...
Fossil of prehistoric four-legged whale discovered in Peru

Fossil of prehistoric four-legged whale discovered in Peru

Scientists have unearthed the fossil of a 43-million-year-old whale in Peru, which was adapted to...
Nature may have the answer to plastic pollution

Nature may have the answer to plastic pollution

Scientists working on solutions to the growing problem of plastic pollution are now focusing attention...
Last Japanese whale hunt for ‘research’ ends as mass slaughter for profit looms

Last Japanese whale hunt for ‘research’ ends as mass slaughter for profit looms

Japanese vessels returned to port this weekend from what appears to be their last Antarctic...
EU parliament approves ban on single use plastics

EU parliament approves ban on single use plastics

The European Union parliament has announced today that it has approved a ban on single-use...
Shepherd’s beaked whale filmed underwater for the first time

Shepherd’s beaked whale filmed underwater for the first time

A rarely seen species of beaked whale has been filmed underwater for the first time....
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...
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How to help the Dolphinaris Arizona Dolphins

How to help the Dolphinaris Arizona Dolphins

While the investigation into the recent deaths of four bottlenose dolphins at Dolphinaris Arizona is...
There’s a whale in the gym!

There’s a whale in the gym!

Meet Delilah - our inflatable North Atlantic right whale When I was an intern back...
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...