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WDC Marine Animal Rescue and Response Intern, JJ Cruz, measures a deceased harbor seal under authorization from NOAA

Meet the 2022 Interns: JJ Cruz

I'm excited to introduce WDC's first ever Marine Animal Rescue and Response intern, JJ! He may be new to the marine mammal response business, but...
High five for whales circle

Give whales a ‘high five’ and donate $5!

We are celebrating how amazing whales and dolphins are by giving whales a high five! By donating just $5, you will help WDC continue our...

Marine Animal Rescue and Response: 6 Month Update

WDC Marine Animal Rescue and Response Intern, JJ Cruz and WDC staff member Monica Pepe, evaluate a deceased seal under authorization from NOAA WDC's Marine...

High mercury levels found in Japanese dolphin meat

According to reports from Japan, police there are investigating the sale of whale and dolphin meat containing potentially illegal levels of dangerous toxins. Action for...

Sweden’s last dolphin shows to end

Sweden will become dolphinaria-free following the announcement by Kolmården Zoo in Stockholm that it will be closing its dolphin facility, which currently holds twelve bottlenose...

A happy ending for Tokitae (Lolita)? New Seaquarium owners commit to her retirement.

Tokitae, also called Lolita and named Sk'aliCh'elh-tenaut by Washington State's Lummi Nation, will no longer perform shows at the Miami Seaquarium, where she has been...
Sara Hysong Shimazu (Hysazu Photography)

A New Calf Provides Hope for Endangered Southern Resident Orcas

Sara Hysong Shimazu (Hysazu Photography) GOOD NEWS - A new baby orca! On March 1st, observers with Washington State-based Center for Whale Research and Orca...

Latest Taiji drive hunt season ends with many dolphins killed

Fishermen in the coastal town of Taiji, Japan have ended this season's brutal dolphin hunt and, according to local sources, have killed or captured over...

CryptoKraken Makes a Splash In New Partnership

Newly-incorporated NFT company CryptoKraken launched its first collection of NFTs this month. CryptoKraken co-founders Samuel Driquez and Sione Milhem say the idea for their NFTs...