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Japan rejects international law on whaling

Within only a few days of being elected to the United Nations Security Council, it has come to light that Japan has formally rejected the ICJ with respect to wildlife and natural resources, effectively placing itself outside of the same rules that bound most of the United Nations parties. The Sydney Morning Herald is reporting that…

A Nice Visit By Kesslet & Friend

After being at WDC HQ in England all week it was lovely to return to Inverness yesterday and see Adopt a Dolphin star ID#433 “Kesslet” and her friend ID#748 “Scoopy” (known as “Flosse” in Germany) hunting in the rising tide current in the Kessock Channel. It was a very sunny but bitterly cold day and the…

Indus River dolphins be dammed!

Dolphins living close to humans face more threats than those that live far from land and far from human intervention. Dolphins found in coastal and riverine environments therefore are in more immediate danger of extirpation.  I recently gave an overview of the situation facing Nepal’s remaining dolphins where the biggest threat to their continued survival…

How can playing computer games help whales and dolphins?

Humble Bundle, the digital games online store, has announced their “Choose your own charity” feature which means you can support WDC through Humble Store purchases as well as Humble Bundles. Now you can get your games and weekly deals in the Humble Store and help protect whales and dolphins at the same time.  For a…

Sea, Cetaceans, Saltire – Volunteering with WDC Shorewatch…

Growing up beside the sea meant that the beach was and still is my favourite place to be. I was always fascinated by the little beasties that lived in the rock pools and nibbled at your toes when you went paddling and I would quite happily spend hours turning over rocks and gazing out to…

My Office Is Getting Quieter…

The sightings of the resident Bottlenose dolphins around the peninsula called Chanonry Point – the place that I call my “office”, are getting fewer every week now as the majority of dolphins, including many of the dolphins on the WDC Adopt A Dolphin programme frequent the more outer reaches of this esturine type area of…