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Faroe Islands whale and dolphin slaughter – what have we done and what are we doing?

The massacre of 1,428 Atlantic white-sided dolphins at Skálafjørður on the Faroe Islands on 12th September 2021 was beyond horrific.  It was senseless, barbaric and...
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Orcas, sea lions, and viral videos

"What do I do?!" You may have seen the latest viral animal video involving a sea lion, some hungry orcas, and an unfortunate boater caught...
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The horror – reflecting on the massacre of 1,428 dolphins on the Faroe Islands

Like you and millions of people around the globe, I felt horrified by the news that 1,428 beautiful Atlantic white-sided dolphins had been slaughtered in...
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Meet the 2021 WDC Interns!

Every spring and summer, we get to open up our office to interns from all over the world. These interns bring enthusiasm, passion, personal perspectives...
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Orca Month 2021 – We are Family

We have come to the end of another amazing Orca Action Month, and for the second year in a row we took the celebration online,...
A dolphin using a sponge tool (S.Allen, Shark Bay Dolphin Research)

Did you know dolphins use tools? Meet the Shark Bay spongers …

Like humans, dolphins live in societies with unique cultures. Like us, they bond with others who share similar traditions and habits. In Shark Bay, Australia,...