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Beluga whale Kairo dies at Oceanogràfic València

A marine park in Spain has announced the death of one of the beluga whales it holds in captivity. Valencia's Oceanografic released a statement that...
Pacific humpback. Credit: WDC NA

West Coast Whale Watching with Maya Higa

"We need someone to go on a whale watch in Monterey." Well, I've never been to California and I love watching whales! As we chatted...
North Atlantic right whale. Photo by Regina Asmutis-Sylvia

Breaking news – Critically Endangered Right Whale Who Gave Birth Despite Chronic Entanglement Spotted off Cape Cod!

Breaking news! On an early morning survey east of Cape Cod on April 23rd, researchers from the Center for Coastal Studies located a North Atlantic...

Earth Day Q&A with Waipapa Bay Wines’ marketing director, Fran Draper

We've been partnered with Waipapa Bay Wines since 2019 and we wanted to get to know Fran Draper, their Marketing Director, a bit better. That's...
Little White and Little Grey

Giant new ‘halo’ habitat structure reaches beluga sanctuary after 16 hour sea journey

A specially designed floating habitat, that will provide an additional step to support the return of belugas, Little White and Little Grey to their open...
Orcas at the seabed

The secrets of orca beach life

Rubbing on smooth pebbles is a generations-old cultural tradition for a particular group of orcas off the coast of British Columbia, Canada.  Cameras allow our...
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Klamath River Dams Update: One Step Away from Finally Being Removed!

The Southern Resident orcas are a true "Pacific Northwest" community, living in the waters off British Columbia, Canada to Northern California, and relying almost totally...
Common minke whale

Norwegian whalers kill first minke whale of the season

Sadly, Norwegian whalers have killed the first minke whale this season. The whale was caught on Monday by the whaling ship Kato off the Finnmark...
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Oregon Groups Request Additional Look Before Selecting Wind Development Areas

OREGON - WDC joined nine other national and Oregon-based conservation groups to submit a formal request to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), urging...