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New North Atlantic Right Whale Names Unveiled for 2020

PHOTO COURTESY: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, NOAA Research Permit #20556 New England Aquarium...

A Sliver of Hope from a Sad Start to Right Whale Calving Season

From there, our office anxiously waits every day as reports come from the latest aerial...
Two Southern Resident orcas swimming at the surface, the juvenile in a fully breach

Big win for orcas – the Klamath River dams are coming down

This is a vital step to restoring abundant salmon in the river and boosting the...
North Atlantic right whale

How many right whales are left?

This week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that the population estimate (aka...
Long-finned pilot whale

Mass stranding of pilot whales in Tasmania

Over 450 pilot whales have stranded in various locations along a stretch of coastline in...
Valentin - orca held at Marineland Antibes, France

Success! France to ban captivity of whales and dolphins in marine parks

WDC’s continued campaigning to end the keeping of whales and dolphins in captive facilities for...
Beluga whale

Belugas take ‘little steps’ into the ocean sanctuary

We are pleased to confirm that beluga whales, Little Grey and Little White, have taken...
J35 with her new calf J57.

Tahlequah, the Southern Resident orca, gives birth to healthy calf

J35 and J57. Photo by Katie Jones, Center for Whale Research / Permit #21238 Tahlequah...
Humpback whales in Antarctica

Humpback whales swim up river in Kakadu National Park

Wildlife experts in Australia's Northern Territory are monitoring a humpback whale that has travelled 18...