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Record breaker Riptide the orca swims from Iceland to Lebanon

Record breaker Riptide the orca swims from Iceland to Lebanon

A male orca, commonly known as Riptide, has been spotted in waters around Beirut, Lebanon,...
Japan’s government agrees to more funding for whale hunts

Japan’s government agrees to more funding for whale hunts

Japan’s Diet (parliament) has passed a law to help support commercial whaling through increased funding...
New research shows bottlenose dolphins turn to the right

New research shows bottlenose dolphins turn to the right

New research has revealed that dolphins have a dominant right-hand side.  The research shows that...
Whalers turn whale watchers

Whalers turn whale watchers

WDC and the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Environment Fund are celebrating the launch of...
Moving in the wrong direction: new application would bring belugas to US marine parks

Moving in the wrong direction: new application would bring belugas to US marine parks

Earlier this year, WDC celebrated the passage of a landmark law to ban whale and...
Stunning new whale watching venue to be built in Norway

Stunning new whale watching venue to be built in Norway

New plans to open a land-based whale watching attraction in Norway will promote the amazing...
False killer whale, Kina, dies at Sea Life Park

False killer whale, Kina, dies at Sea Life Park

We’re very sad to share the news that Kina, the false killer whale held at...
Scientists discover new humpback whale feeding technique

Scientists discover new humpback whale feeding technique

Humpback whales are renowned for the many different ways they catch their prey, such as...
Are right whales ‘whispering’ to avoid predators?

Are right whales ‘whispering’ to avoid predators?

A new study published in the journal Biology Letters, has revealed that North Atlantic right whales...
Japanese whalers kill over 200 whales in commercial hunt

Japanese whalers kill over 200 whales in commercial hunt

Japanese whalers returned to port today after completing the first commercial hunt since Japan left...
Norway’s whaling future uncertain after survey shows little domestic appetite for whale meat

Norway’s whaling future uncertain after survey shows little domestic appetite for whale meat

The future of Norway’s whaling industry appears to be in serious doubt as it struggles...
More Success! WDC’s negotiations with travel giant TripAdvisor pay off

More Success! WDC’s negotiations with travel giant TripAdvisor pay off

Online travel giant, TripAdvisor is to stop the promotion of whale and dolphin captivity shows,...
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Cetacean rights and the wider debate of animal entitlement

Cetacean rights and the wider debate of animal entitlement

I thought it was worth pointing you to a very interesting posting by Catherine Warren...
Normal Service Will Be Resumed…

Normal Service Will Be Resumed…

Hi Everyone, I'm back at work now after a bit of a complicated and hectic...
Off For a While Yet…

Off For a While Yet…

Hi Everyone, Just to let you know that I'm off for another week yet...sorry !...
Helping the people who help

Helping the people who help

The unprecedented number of mass strandings of common dolphins on Cape Cod have made national...
Back soon!

Back soon!

Hi everyone, We thought we'd let you know that Charlie will be away from his...
Nice Trout Kesslet !

Nice Trout Kesslet !

Hi Everyone, Oh well, that is the beginning of my 2012 dolphin research season with...
The Big Miracle…

The Big Miracle…

Hi Everyone, You may have heard that there is a new film coming out starring...
Help Protect Scotland's Whales & Dolphins !

Help Protect Scotland's Whales & Dolphins !

Hi Everyone, I was through at our Scottish Dolphin Centre on Tuesday taking some launch...
Bridging The Gap…

Bridging The Gap…

Hi Everyone, I'm without a car at the moment so limited to watching for dolphins...
Orca rights: stuff and nonsense?

Orca rights: stuff and nonsense?

In the post festive haze, as we wade through the sea of discarded Christmas presents,...
Iceland – are they having a rethink on whaling?

Iceland – are they having a rethink on whaling?

According to the latest news out of Iceland, there is a potential for the government...
Going For Gold Next Time Kesslet?

Going For Gold Next Time Kesslet?

Hi Everyone, Yesterday I had Kesslet and Charlie visiting Kessock in very silvery light, and...