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Wale im Kopf #3 – Das US-Büro von WDC

WDC vermittelt weltweit faszinierendes Wissen über Wale und Delfine und begeistert Jung und Alt für diese ganz besonderen Meeresbewohner. Im Sommer 2016 wurde WDC für sein Engagement mit dem ASCOBANS Bildungspreis ausgezeichnet, ein wertvolle Anerkennung für unser jahrelanges Engagement. Mit fünf internationalen WDC Büros und einem Delfinbesucherzentrum in Schottland erreichen wir ein breitgefächertes Publikum und…

#MigrationNation: Captivity and the Southern Residents – Those Who Remain

Once upon a time, orcas roamed the waters of the North Pacific widely and freely.  They were known to the Native people of the area, who recognized them as powerful beings, formidable hunters, and as a fellow community of the Northwest.   The strong family bonds that existed in orca society were observed and noted by…

A Freezing but Fabulous Morning of Dolphins…

I had a very, very cold three hours session at Chanonry Point this morning but it was well worth it. Unusually for this time of year there were between twelve and fifteen dolphins moving around as if hunting for some sort of fish in the distance – and there was quite a lot of social…

Education With A Porpoise #3- An Education Blog Series

WDC is an international leader in educating and exciting people of all ages about whales and dolphins, and this summer we were the proud recipients of the ASCOBANS Outreach and Education Award. With offices in five different countries and a visitor centre in Scotland, we reach a wide audience and carry out many different education initiatives. …

Conference on Marine Mammal Protected Areas (ICMMPA4) begins in Mexico

Nov. 14, 2016. The fourth International Conference on Marine Mammal Protected Areas (ICMMPA 4), which begins today in Puerto Vallarta, México, will focus on “Forging Partnerships and Planning for Protection”. The primary goal of ICMMPA 4 (Nov. 13-17, 2016) is to provide a forum for sharing information on successful and not so successful approaches to…

My day as a volunteer at WDC

My name is Anne-Marie Bignell and I work in Stroud for Ecotricity as a Transactional Finance Manager. Ecotricity is a green energy company which encourages its staff to get involved in the local community. Part of the support given is to sponsors its staff to carry out voluntary work for 1 day a year in…