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WAZA’s Rebuke: JAZA penalized for continuing association with dolphin drive hunts in Japan

In response to international pressure that has intensified over the past several years as aquaria affiliated with the Japan Association of Zoos and Aquariums (JAZA)...

Lean time for “fat cats“ in Iceland

Icelandic fin whaler, Kristjan Loftsson (pictured in blue jumper below, fourth left), has not had a good couple of weeks. The Icelandic media continues to...

World Association of Zoos suspends Japanese member over dolphin hunt support

WDC has welcomed the news that the council of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) has unanimously decided to suspend the membership of...

Are humpback whales still endangered?

Saturday, April 18th was the perfect weather day to venture out to see some of the Gulf of Maine's most majestic seasonal residents. Recently back...

Ad campaign urges companies not to buy fish from those associated with whale hunts

WDC, together with a coalition of animal welfare and conservation groups has launched a new online ad campaign to coincide with the 2015 Seafood Exposition...

Right Whales: A Love Story- Collaborating to save a species

Before we jump into this episode, we want to extend a huge thank you to all who added their voice to the critical habitat campaign!...