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A magnificent sei whale © Christopher Swann

Japan Begins Commercial Whaling Season

Sei whale © Christopher Swann Japanese whalers have left port to begin this year's annual hunt for whales and could kill up to 150 Bryde's whales and...

It’s Time To Breach The Snake River Dams

The Snake River dams were controversial even before they were built.  While they were still in the planning stage, Northwest Tribes, salmon advocates, and even...
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Five Facts About Orcas

Orcas, also known as killer whales, are one of the most recognizable and popular species of whales and dolphins. Orcas are so fascinating and we...
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Meet the 2022 Interns: Alexi Archer

I am thrilled to welcome Alexi to WDC as the newest member of our Marine Animal Rescue and Response team. Alexi, who recently completed her...
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Meet the 2022 Interns: Saya Butani

I'm happy to welcome the newest member of the WDC team, Saya Butani, who is this year's Conservation Outreach intern! Saya had an action-packed first...

Pumps and conveyor belts. How could more whales help save us?

University of Alaska Fairbanks Master's student, Dana Bloch, retrieves a CTD that is used to measure temperature and salinity of seawater in Southeast Alaska. Credit:...
Humpback whales in Alaska

Pumps and conveyor belts. How could more whales help save us?

We are excited to announce backing for two ground-breaking research projects to assess the little understood impact whales have on marine productivity and carbon capture. ...
Block Island wind credit: Regina Asutis-Silvia

Offshore Wind: Don’t Blow It

Recently, new areas were added to the growing list of potential sites for offshore wind development on both the East and West Coasts of the...
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Meet the 2022 Interns: Sierra Osborne

I'm delighted to introduce WDC's Conservation Education intern for Summer 2022, Sierra Osborne! Without hesitation, Sierra dove right into our education work. On her second...