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WDC's tour operator campaign – an update.

Our advice has always been simple and has always been the same: PLEASE, DON’T BUY A TICKET to any marine park that holds whales and dolphins in captivity. An obvious target for our message in the UK is the travel industry; the hundreds of tour operators and travel agents who, through business partnerships with parks…

Sanctuary update – beluga boot camp

We are getting nearer to a big announcement about where our sanctuary for ex-captive beluga whales will be. In the meantime, we’re making great progress. Now we can update you on what’s happening to get three captive beluga whales ready for their new life in a sea sanctuary. It’s not going to be possible (for…

Ecotourism with whales in New England and Saint Vincent & the Grenadines

Back in January I made a trip to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines for education programming work.  In April, it was their turn to come up to us here in Massachusetts! Through a public vote hosted by European Outdoor Conservation Association, we received grant funding to carry out our work on this project, and part…

Calling all keen eBay shoppers!

To celebrate World Ocean’s Day on Thursday 8th June, eBay.co.uk are enabling shoppers to donate to WDC at the checkout, through the PayPal giving fund. Taking place for a whole week, from 5th – 11th June 2017, this will be the second time WDC have been chosen as an eBay.co.uk feature charity. For the charity…

Rainbow at Last!

Today I had my first good sighting of WDC adoption star Rainbow this season, I knew she had been spotted recently by Sarah from the Ecoventures tour boat but it was great getting her and her lovely son Indigo in my cameras viewfinder again. Both dolphins are looking great and were surfing through the rough…

Up To Mischief…

It was lovely to see two of the WDC Adoption dolphins – Moonlight and Mischief – in close to the beach at Chanonry Point yesterday and despite the strong and very cold North-Easterly wind the light was lovely and good for photography, great for picking out fine details on the dorsal fins of the dolphins…