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Why protecting bird species means better protection for dolphins

WDC does not often make comments on bird protection, though a lot of our collegaues and volunteers also care pastionately about our feathered friends. But in the UK we have just signed on to a letter with the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) and various other groups, to the Guardian newspaper. The…

An impassioned call for better nature protection

The Welsh nature observer and television presenter Iolo Tudur Williams is best known for his BBC and S4C nature shows in the UK. But its seems that he is also a great public speaker and passionate about the world around us. I wanted to share with you this video that a colleague Mick Green forwarded to…

Blackfish Movie Information

Three deaths, two decades, one whale. What have we learned? In one of the most powerful and thought-provoking documentaries in a generation, Blackfish turns the spotlight on humankind’s selfish desire to confine large, intelligent marine mammals in a captive situation for our viewing pleasure.  Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s important film could have so easily been labelled ‘just…

A Seismic Success …?

Back in March we asked you to stand up and say no to oil and gas exploration off the southern coast of Australia, we asked you to help save critical habitat for a plethora of species including the mighty blue whale and … you’ve done it. The Problem – Bight Petroleum submitted an application to…

Bridging the gap between the science of whales and policies that protect them

 Juan Bacigalupi, Regina Asmutis-Silvia’s Policy Intern, reflects on his first week with WDC … After a week working as a policy intern for WDC, I have quickly learned to appreciate the dynamic nature of the job. Each time I come into the office it seems I am presented with something new. My second day at WDC…

Paddle Your Own…

Hi Everyone, A very arduous charity fund raising trip is about to be undertaken soon by Spencer Timson who is planning to use a type of canoe where you stand up all the way – called a “SUP” or Stand Up Paddle – all the way from Oban and finishing near Chanonry Point. Please take…