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Emergency Right Whale Petition Seeks Overdue Protections From Vessel Strikes
This dead right whale calf had injuries consistent with a vessel strike, including fresh propeller cuts on its back and head, broken ribs, and bruising....
Go ahead for new UK oil and gas exploration threatens whales and dolphins
Permission has been granted for the development of the UK's biggest untapped oilfield off Shetland, a decision which will exacerbate the climate crisis and result...
Speaking up for the little guys – WDC in action
Whales and dolphins face so many dangers. These intelligent beings are crucial for the wellbeing of the ocean and therefore our planet. If their future...
Whaling boat kept in port after more hunt cruelty exposed
Icelandic whale hunting fleet One of the whaling boats involved in the latest hunts in Iceland has been kept in port after yet more controversy...
New Important Marine Mammal Areas added to global ocean conservation list
Commerson's dolphin Experts from a number of countries have mapped out a new set of Important Marine Mammal Areas (IMMAs) in the South West Atlantic...
An unforgettable first encounter – observing the whales we work to protect
I have kept a dark secret since joining WDC back in June 2021. Despite my reverence and admiration for whales, my work to help them,...
Whalers kill just days after Iceland’s hunt suspension is lifted
Whalers in Iceland have claimed their first victims since the lifting (just a few days ago) of a suspension of the hunts because they broke...
WDC in Japan – Part 2: Digital dolphins
Welcome to the second chapter of my incredible journey to build alliances in Japan. As promised in my last blog, I am going to tell...