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Japan to defy international ruling and hunt whales for unproven research purposes

The Japanese government has placed itself at the centre of a potential legal and political storm by saying that it intends to restart scientific whaling...

Captive orca dies at Marineland in Antibes, France

Freya, a female orca held captive for 32 years, has died at Marineland, a marine park in Antibes in the south of France.  She had...

Latest update on removal of Belugas from Ocean World aquarium in Shanghai

WDC is continuing to work with Merlin Entertainments in an effort to find a location for a natural sea sanctuary in order to remove three...

Stop selling trips to SeaWorld – we take our BA campaign to the top

We have been campaigning hard to persuade British Airways to stop selling trips to SeaWorld and on 18 June, we took our message to the...

Mystery surrounds fin whale deaths in Alaska

Scientists in the US are trying to discover what caused the death of at least 9 fin whales, the bodies of which have been found...

Faroese Prime Minister claims whale hunt is regulated

The Faroese Prime Minister, Kaj Leo Holm Johannesen, has claimed that whaling in the islands is "sustainable and fully-regulated" in a statement issued in response to...