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Schwein Oder Delfin?

Es gibt noch eine andere Delfinart, die in den Mangroven zu Hause ist: den Irawadi-Delfin.Eine...

On The Telly Again…

Hi Everyone, Yours truly is on the telly twice this week, first with BBC Newsround...

Scottish Dolphins On BBC Newsround

BBC Newsround have recently been up to the Moray Firth to film the bottlenose dolphins...

Cetacean rights and the wider debate of animal entitlement

I thought it was worth pointing you to a very interesting posting by Catherine Warren...

Die Blinden Delfine Der Mangroven

Ein Delfin, der in den Mangroven lebt, ist der Ganges-Delfin. Er sieht ein bisschen anders...

Die Arktis_Teil 5 GRÖNLANDWALE

Im vorletzten Teil unsere Serie geht es um die Grönlandwale - die einzigen Wale, die...

Normal Service Will Be Resumed…

Hi Everyone, I'm back at work now after a bit of a complicated and hectic...

Neue Schutzgebiete Für Flussdelfine!

In ganz Asien gibt es nur noch wenige Süßwasserdelfine und deshalb hat man jetzt beschlossen,...

Our successes

End captivity

Stop whaling

Create healthy seas

Prevent deaths in nets

Upheld ban on commercial whaling

Greater protection for Hector's dolphins

Reducing fishing gear threat to right whales

Whale meat no longer moved through EU ports

Marine protected area created in Bangladesh

UK commits to reduce death in nets

Marine protected area created in Antarctica

US import of captured beluga whale stopped

Speed limit for ships along the US east coast

Harbour porpoise homes protected in UK

Online whale meat sales stopped in Japan

World's first beluga whale sanctuary

We work with partners from all sectors to secure a future where whales and dolphins are safe and free.

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Every whale and dolphin - safe & free

There are 4 vital ways that we are fighting for the survival of whales and dolphins.

Together we can:

oeca whale with its mouth open being fed at seaworld

End captivity

Whales and dolphins have a right to live free and healthy lives. These highly intelligent individuals should not suffer for human entertainment.

Japanese whaler with harpoon hunting minke whales

Stop whaling

Commercial whaling is illegal. And yet, every year, Japan, Norway and Iceland kill around 1,500 whales.

Humpback whale tail sticking out of the water, an action called fluking

Create healthy seas

Commercial fishing, oil and gas drilling, and shipping are threatening the lives of whales and dolphins.

man attempting to free common dolphin from fishing gear

Prevent deaths in fishing gear

Thousands of whales and dolphins are accidentally killed in fishing gear every year.