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Whale and Dolphin Conservation: Change Through Policy

WDC focuses on education, research, conservation projects, and policy work to create a sustainable future for marine mammals and humans. Finding funding for the first three categories – education, research, and conservation projects – is much easier to accomplish than explaining the intricacies of policy work and asking for money to support it.    In 2022,…

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Clear WDC’s Amazon Wishlist for Giving Tuesday

UPDATE: We are thrilled to report that everything was donated off of our Amazon Wishlist except for 4 microscopes. Thanks to those who generously donated to our Giving Tuesday Wishlist Fund, we will be able to purchase those remaining items off of our list. THANK YOU to all of you amazing supporters! The holiday season…

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Speaking truth to power – my week giving whales a voice

The International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting is where governments come together to make decisions about whaling and whale conservation. Our team was at this year’s convention to speak up for the whales. Well, that was an eventful experience. The conference of the International Whaling Commission (IWC, the body that regulates whale hunts) in Slovenia at the…

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Survivor Series: Meet the North Atlantic Right Whales

Time to meet some of the endangered right whales under the water! North Atlantic right whales are constantly threatened by being hit by vessels…here’s some stories of some of the survivors. Georgia DNR Wildlife with NOAA permit 20556-01. Meet Calvin! Calvin is a female born in 1992 from a whale named Delilah. When Calvin was…

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Marine Animal Rescue and Response: Tales From the Field

Hi! My name is Sarah and I am the coordinator for WDC’s newest program – Marine Animal Rescue and Response (MARR)! I want to thank everyone who has sent encouraging messages, made generous donations, and supported us as get this program up and running during this first year of helping stranded seals, whales, and dolphins!…

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Spout Spotters: Boater Safety Around Whales Online Course Launches

After countless hours behind the computer, bountiful snacks, and a few stress relieving walks with my dog, I am proud to announce WDC and our partners officially launched our Spout Spotters: Boater Safety Around Whales online course! This course has been in the works since 2016 when my colleague at Audubon Society of Rhode Island…