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My 100 Million Dollar Idea – Whales!

Through all of the different roles I fill at WDC and in the marine mammal community, I am a biologist at heart. I love learning...
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Enter to win a virtual ticket to the pre-screening of National Geographic’s “Secrets of the Whales”

This 4-part series plunges viewers deep within the epicenter of whale culture to experience the extraordinary communication skills and intricate social structures of five different...
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I signed a petition…now what?

More than ever before, critically endangered North Atlantic right whales have really stolen my heart this year. I felt it deeply when I heard about...
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Right Whales Need a Treatment Plan, Not Just a Diagnosis

*This blog was coauthored by Erica Fuller. Erica is a Senior Attorney for Conservation Law Foundation and works primarily on federal fisheries and protected species...

Teenage captive orca dies at facility in Tenerife

Skyla, a female orca was born at SeaWorld in Orlando (US) in 2004 to mother Kalina and father Tilikum. She was just two years of...
SR3, NMFS permit #19091

A pleasant “Surprise” for Southern Resident orcas – a new baby!

SR3, NMFS permit #19091 On February 17th, members of all three pods (J, K, and L) were seen near San Juan Island in Washington State,...