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Meet a WDC Supporter Who is Helping Us Make Change

  Grant Hensel is the Founder and CEO of Nonprofit Megaphone & The RoundUp App. A graduate of Wheaton College in Illinois, Grant is passionate about helping nonprofits use technology to accelerate their work. We caught up with him Earth Day weekend to find out a little bit more about how the RoundUp app will…

Insights on life as a volunteer at the Scottish Dolphin Centre

WDC’s Scottish Dolphin Centre relies on its volunteers to keep it running. Jack Farge is one of our brilliant residential volunteers, and in his guest blog he talks about his experience so far, and why you really should come and visit! (The views and opinions expressed by our guest bloggers are those of the author, and…

Will Carnival stop exploiting dolphins? We're making progress.

A massive thank you to everyone who has joined our campaign urging cruise giant, Carnival to stop exploiting dolphins. If you haven’t signed yet, please add your name now. Many swim-with-dolphins facilities in Mexico and the Caribbean exisit primarily to service cruise passengers and we are asking Carnival, as the world’s largest cruise company, to…

Don’t Let Orcas Be Dammed: Klamath River moves towards Renewal

As part of WDC’s work to recover the critically endangered Southern Resident orcas and their main source of food – Chinook salmon, we support efforts to restore rivers and marine ecosystems on the West Coast.  Rivers from Canada to California are home to the west’s famous salmon runs, and over 130 species in the region…

WDC joins experts at Zoological Society to try to prevent whale and dolphin deaths in fishing gear

Accidental entanglement in fishing gear (bycatch) is the biggest killer of dolphins, porpoises and whales. On Tuesday evening I joined about 150 supporters and fellows of the Zoological Society of London at an evening event looking at this massive problem.  It was presented by the manager of the UK Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme, Rob Deaville.…

The last straw – how a plastics hero took on a supermarket

Rosie Copeland is a #plasticshero. She took on supermarket giant Morrissons and persuaded them to stop selling plastic straws. In her guest blog for WDC, she explains what motivated her to act and how if she can do it…you can too. If you want to nominate someone as a WDC #plasticshero, get in touch using…