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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...
Orcas held in Russian whale jail face threat from ice

Orcas held in Russian whale jail face threat from ice

The 11 orcas captured last year for sale to China and currently held along with...
SeaWorld announces death of orca, Kayla, at Orlando park

SeaWorld announces death of orca, Kayla, at Orlando park

January 28, 2019- SeaWorld announced today that Kayla, an orca held at its marine park...
Another orca death at SeaWorld

Another orca death at SeaWorld

SeaWorld announced on Monday that Kayla, an orca held at its marine park in Orlando,...
No change in Norway as number of whales to be killed remains high

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

Norway’s Minister of Fisheries has announced today that the country has set itself the same...
Japan to resume commercial hunts the day after leaving IWC

Japan to resume commercial hunts the day after leaving IWC

According to reports from Japan, whalers there are looking to begin a commercial whale hunt...
Icelandic whaling report raises concerns

Icelandic whaling report raises concerns

A long-anticipated report into the economic impact of Icelandic whaling has been released and raises a number...
The Yogscast deliver another amazing Christmas gift to WDC

The Yogscast deliver another amazing Christmas gift to WDC

Bristol-based video game sensations The Yogscast have delivered another amazing Christmas gift to WDC, with...
Mercury Learning STEM bundle raises $79,000 for WDC

Mercury Learning STEM bundle raises $79,000 for WDC

We are delighted to announce that US-based publisher Mercury Learning have raised an amazing $79,000 for...
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Southern Resident Orca Scat Project: update from the field

Southern Resident Orca Scat Project: update from the field

Dr. Giles, a scientist with the Orca Scat Project, and CK9 Eba on the scent...
Three Southern Resident orcas declared dead

Three Southern Resident orcas declared dead

The devastating news came late on Tuesday night – three more Southern Resident orcas lost,...
A Beautiful Coincidence: WDC partners with fan club dedicated to BTS RM

A Beautiful Coincidence: WDC partners with fan club dedicated to BTS RM

I’m not sure if I believe in fate or coincidences, but in early April, all...
North Atlantic right whale

Hey Maine- this fluke is for you!

In light of the deaths of six endangered right whales in Canada, Maine’s Congressional Delegation...
CCB 2015 mom zoomed

Dear North Atlantic right whales… With love and fierce determination, Regina

Dear North Atlantic right whales, You have given me so much... You taught me to...
North Atlantic right whale

Regina and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Yesterday was not a good day. I was still feeling the burst of motivation and...
Canada outlaws holding whales and dolphins in captivity

Canada outlaws holding whales and dolphins in captivity

It’s official!  Canada’s “Free Willy” bill S-203 has been passed into law, making it illegal...
Momma whales, Monica, and mountains, oh my!

Momma whales, Monica, and mountains, oh my!

As the coordinator of WDC’s At the Helm of Conservation programs, I’m proud to say...
Southern Resident orca update: recapping an orca-centric legislative session

Southern Resident orca update: recapping an orca-centric legislative session

2019 has been a crazy, but exciting, year for Southern Resident orcas.  And I can’t...
How you fly two beluga whales home to the ocean

How you fly two beluga whales home to the ocean

Ahead of the relocation of Little White and Little Grey to the world’s first open...
Is a good outcome possible for the jailed whales in Russia?

Is a good outcome possible for the jailed whales in Russia?

It’s not often that we report good news from Russia about whales and dolphins. We...
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...