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Beluga whales in sanctuary.

Beluga move update from the SEA LIFE Trust and WDC

We wanted to let you know that the planned move back into the wild sea...
Rescuing a stranded orca calf

Rescuers search for orca family after saving stranded calf

According to New Zealand rescue organisation Whale Rescue, the orca was found alone at Porirua,...
Gray whale deaths have spiked on the West Coast

Pacific Gray Whale Population Drops by Nearly 25%

Being taken off the endangered species list sadly doesn't guarantee a carefree future for whales. ...

Animal culture crucial for conservation says new research paper

New research published today in The Royal Society Journal Proceedings B  creates a compelling case...
minke whale breaching

Norway urged to abandon plans to experiment on captured whales

WDC has teamed up with the Animal Welfare Institute and NOAH (Norway's largest NGO for...
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Enter to win a virtual ticket to the pre-screening of National Geographic’s “Secrets of the Whales”

This 4-part series plunges viewers deep within the epicenter of whale culture to experience the...
Image: Peter Flood

I signed a petition…now what?

More than ever before, critically endangered North Atlantic right whales have really stolen my heart...
Southern resident orca

Home of Southern Resident Orcas Named a Mission Blue Hope Spot

WDC is proud to be among the groups supporting the declaration of the Salish Sea,...

Teenage captive orca dies at facility in Tenerife

Skyla, a female orca was born at SeaWorld in Orlando (US) in 2004 to mother...