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One Whale of an Auction

Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) has partnered with local artist Erik Simmons of Scituate, MA to offer a “One Whale of an Auction” of a hand-carved whale April 3rd- April 12th.  Sign up to be notified when the auction is open for bidding Who? Artist Erik Simmons and the Giving Whales Project have partnered with WDC…



Whale and Dolphin Conservation partners with local artist for art auction

PLYMOUTH, MA – Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) has partnered with local artist Erik Simmons of Scituate, MA to offer a “One Whale of an Auction” of a hand-carved whale.  The auction will be hosted on eBay starting April 3rd and ending April 12th, 2023.  Proceeds from the auction will benefit WDC’s landmark Marine Animal…


How can you tell the difference between seals and sea lions?

Seals vs. Sea lions – what’s the difference? Despite our name, Whale and Dolphin Conservation’s Marine Animal Rescue and Response team works with whales, dolphins, and seals! That’s right, we see four species of seals in Massachusetts and our team regularly receives reports of stranded seals in need of help. Two species – harbor seals and…



e.l.f. Cosmetics announces new “porpoise-ful” initiative to benefit Whale and Dolphin Conservation

For Immediate Release, March 16, 2023 OAKLAND, CA – On the fins of its first television commercial and the success of its viral sensation Power Grip Primer, e.l.f. continues to fuel its eyes.lips.face.sticky campaign with their New! Sticky Shop Merch collection.  “Power Grip Primer, the co-star of our big game TV spot, takes another lead role…


Kiska the ‘world’s loneliest whale’ dies at Canadian theme park

Kiska, dubbed the loneliest whale in the world, has died at Marineland, a zoo and amusement park in Canada. Caught in wild Icelandic waters she spent four decades held captive. She was just three years old when she was taken from the ocean, and her family, and condemned to a life in a barren, concrete…



Marine Mammal Madness

Some people may be into basketball brackets but your friendly whale nerds are bringing you the ultimate showdown – MARINE MAMMAL MADNESS! Vote for your favorites! VOTE HERE How to vote: Winners of each round will be determined by popular vote. The voting period will be open for around 24 hours and can be done…



Why did the seal cross the road? WDC responds to a grey seal near Gurnet Point in Plymouth, MA

Grey seal is released from the kennel on the ocean side of Duxbury Beach For Immediate Release, March 9, 2023 PLYMOUTH, MA – A young grey seal was found in the road of Duxbury Beach Reservation near Gurnet Point on Saturday, March 4th.   The seal was reported to Whale and Dolphin Conservation’s Marine Animal…

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…

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Double Your Donation, Double Your Impact for Marine Animal Rescue & Response

WDC celebrated the first year of our Marine Animal Rescue & Response (MARR) program by doubling our response region to over 200 miles of coastline and are now acting as first responders to marine mammals who need help from Plymouth north toward Boston.  A few of WDC’s most dedicated donors were inspired by the doubling…



Double Your Impact for Marine Animal Rescue & Response

On a chilly day this past December, the WDC North America team celebrated the first year of our Marine Animal Rescue and Response (MARR) program with a batch of freshly baked, dolphin-shaped cookies. I was excited – we all were – about the success of our first year, but even more excited about doubling our…


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