UN adopts High Seas Treaty to protect the ocean
At the UN ‘High Seas Treaty’ negotiations in New York, a historic vote for the protection of the ocean took place at the weekend. After two weeks of intensive talks, the UN member states have agreed on the final text of a High Seas Treaty. Most of the world’s oceans are international waters. These so-called…Read More
Eleventh hour push in Montreal secures hope for the protection and restoration of Ocean biodiversity
After four years of discussion, the second and final part of COP15 took place in Montreal, Canada from 7th to 19th December. Over 20,000 people came from all corners of the world to secure a deal that will set us on a path to living in harmony with nature. WDC representatives, Vanesa Tossenberger and…Read More
Pumps and conveyor belts. How could more whales help save us?
Collecting humpback whale poo © Sarah Mastroni 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. The projects, run by scientists from US and UK universities, will explore the extent to which whales transfer vital nutrients as they feed,…Read More
Deloitte chooses WDC as charity partner to help save whales and save the planet
We are delighted to announce that Whale and Dolphin Conservation has been chosen as a WorldClimate UK charity partner by leading global professional services firm Deloitte. The new partnership will help WDC grow its ambitious ‘Green Whale’ initiative, which seeks to establish whales as an ‘international public good’ and allies in the fight against climate…Read More