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Beluga Sanctuary Update – July 1st

Beluga Sanctuary Update – July 1st

Update: 1st July 2020 We have been working to relocate belugas, Little Grey and Little...
WDC funded research shows ‘pingers’ could save porpoises from fishing nets

WDC funded research shows ‘pingers’ could save porpoises from fishing nets

Underwater sound devices called ‘pingers’ could be an effective, long-term way to prevent porpoises getting...
Significant Victory for WDC in Fight to Save World’s Smallest Dolphins

Significant Victory for WDC in Fight to Save World’s Smallest Dolphins

A significant victory in the fight to save dolphins in New Zealand from extinction! This...
Beluga Whale Sanctuary Update!

Beluga Whale Sanctuary Update!

We’re pleased to confirm Little Grey and Little White are now just days away from...
Whales in Waters Around Russia Could Still Be Captured

Whales in Waters Around Russia Could Still Be Captured

A Russian ‘expert’ working group has concluded that the exploitation of whales and dolphins for...
Success! Icelandic minke whale hunts end after years of WDC campaigning

Success! Icelandic minke whale hunts end after years of WDC campaigning

Following on from the news that Iceland’s fin whaling vessels will not be leaving port...
Positive whaling news emerges from Iceland

Positive whaling news emerges from Iceland

News is emerging from Iceland that the company behind Iceland’s fin whale hunts, Hvalur hf,...
Newer sonar technology still a threat to whales

Newer sonar technology still a threat to whales

A study into the effects of newer underwater sonar technology has revealed that it is...
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What does deep sea mining mean for whales and dolphins?

What does deep sea mining mean for whales and dolphins?

When I was a student studying for my geology undergraduate degree, apart from debates about...
What does “success” looks like for WDC’s projects and campaigns

What does “success” looks like for WDC’s projects and campaigns

Perhaps one metric for success that we should strive for is to have the number...
Watch out whalers – Breach is coming!

Watch out whalers – Breach is coming!

I’m delighted to say that Breach! - the independent film exposing the cruelty, arrogance and...
Those Big Eyes…

Those Big Eyes…

Hi Everyone, We had a surprise little visitor on the slipway at North Kessock the...
Why do loopholes always favour the bad guys?

Why do loopholes always favour the bad guys?

It’s well known, of course, that Japan has killed whales for decades by exploiting a...
Please support proposal to list Lolita as ‘endangered’ by March 28th

Please support proposal to list Lolita as ‘endangered’ by March 28th

Lolita, the lone female orca held in captivity at the Miami Seaquarium in Florida, may...
Best practice in rescue

Best practice in rescue

Finding a live stranded dolphin or whale on the shore is always an unexpected and...
WDC responds to recent publication

WDC responds to recent publication

A recent essay published by Dr. Michael Moore in ICES Journal of Marine Science, chronicles...