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Looking at the year ahead for Southern Resident orcas

Hysazu Photography I’m excited for 2022 – I’m optimistic that this is going to be the year we turn the tide for Southern Resident orcas, and I’m eager to dive in and keep propelling our efforts forward. We’ll need all hands on deck to make sure these amazing whales have what they need to survive.…

Sarah McCormack

FAQs About Marine Animal Rescue and Response With Sarah!

WDC recently announced our newest program – Marine Animal Rescue and Response! This program is getting up and running thanks to our newest staff member – Sarah McCormack, Stranding Coordinator! Now that Sarah has joined our team, we took the opportunity to ask her all of our questions about rescuing marine animals! Michelle: What does…

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Five Easy Ways to Make Your Holiday Season Eco-Friendly

Don’t be a grinch and have a green holiday! Here are 5 ways to make your holiday season more eco-friendly! 1. Reusable gift wrapping Use gift boxes or bags that can be reused over and over again! This keeps wrapping supplies out of the trash and is a gift to our planet. If you choose…

North Atlantic right whale fluking

Six Questions With Dr. Michael Moore

We talked with Dr. Michael Moore of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution about his new book “We Are All Whalers”, working in whale conservation, and how we all can help whales. Give it a read! Dr. Michael Moore has a veterinary degree from the University of Cambridge and a PhD from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution…

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COP26 -Save the whales, save the world!

COP26 – the UN Climate Change Conference kicked off this week in Glasgow. This global summit brings together countries from around the world to talk about how to stop climate change.  WDC staff are attending COP26 to advocate for protecting whales  who are HUGE (pun intended) allies to fighting climate change. Wondering how whales help…

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Happy Trash-tober!

To celebrate spooky season, our WDC North America team decided to do our part to tackle a scary problem – plastic pollution! We started last Friday by taking part of our day to clean up trash in the pathway and parking lot next to our office. After just an hour, we found SO. MUCH. TRASH.…