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Charity Partnerships

Why work with WDC?

Through a partnership with WDC, you can create a real change across our world’s oceans, through our many areas of work.

You will also add new dimensions to your brand image, become recognized for your CSR work, and engage and motivate your staff members with a range of events and opportunities to work together for a great cause.

Whether you want to help us stop whales and dolphins from accidental entanglement in fishing gear, end the keeping whales and dolphins in captivity for human ‘entertainment’, or stop whaling, get in touch with WDC to see how we can work together to create a rewarding, mutually beneficial partnership.

How we can support each other

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Collaborations

Talk with us about a collaboration between your company and WDC. We've worked with breweries, beverage distributors, clothing and  hospitality companies, and many more.

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Adopt with us!

Adopt a whale through our Corporate Whale Adoption program and enable your company to give back to the environment by supporting threatened humpbacks or orcas populations.

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Team fundraising and Matching Gifts

Run a 10k, host an office fundraising event or outdoor clean-up - get involved in supporting WDC with your colleagues!

Our Partners

Our partners support our vision of a world where every whale and dolphin is safe and free. A huge thank you to all of you.

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    Success Stories

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    Whale and Dolphin Conservation Expands Marine Mammal Stranding Network Territory

    By Michelle Collins | 12/06/2022

    The Whale and Dolphin Conservation team expands the Greater Atlantic Regional Marine Mammal Stranding Network response territory. The Network assesses health, provides rehabilitation, and investigates the cause of death of marine mammals. We have good news for any whales, dolphins, seals, and porpoises in trouble from Weymouth to Scituate, Massachusetts! Whale and Dolphin Conservation is expanding its…

    Dam Good News for Southern Resident orcas

    By Colleen Weiler | 12/06/2022

    Pardon the pun (we’ve used it before) but we just can’t help ourselves.  After decades of advocacy by Tribes, conservation groups, and river users, the Klamath River dams are officially coming down.  This is great news for the Southern Resident orcas, who rely on Klamath River salmon as part of their seasonal diet, and a…

    Clear WDC’s Amazon Wishlist for Giving Tuesday

    By Michelle Collins | 11/22/2022

    UPDATE: We are thrilled to report that everything was donated off of our Amazon Wishlist except for 4 microscopes. Thanks to those who generously donated to our Giving Tuesday Wishlist Fund, we will be able to purchase those remaining items off of our list. THANK YOU to all of you amazing supporters! The holiday season…

    Emergency Petition Seeks to Shield Right Whale Moms, Calves From Vessel Strikes

    By Regina Asmutis-silvia | 11/01/2022

    For Immediate Release, November 1, 2022 WASHINGTON-Conservation groups filed an emergency rulemaking petition with the National Marine Fisheries Service today to protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales from being struck and killed by vessels in their calving grounds off the coast of the southeast United States.  The requested rule mirrors a National Marine Fisheries…

    Speaking truth to power – my week giving whales a voice

    By Katrin Matthes | 11/01/2022

    The International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting is where governments come together to make decisions about whaling and whale conservation. Our team was at this year’s convention to speak up for the whales. Well, that was an eventful experience. The conference of the International Whaling Commission (IWC, the body that regulates whale hunts) in Slovenia at the…

    Moves to overturn whaling ban rejected

    By Julia Pix | 10/25/2022

    Last week, the 68th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC, the body that regulates whale hunting) took place in Portorož, Slovenia. WDC has sent experts to participate in this forum for more than 25 years. For decades, whaling and whale conservation interests have clashed at the IWC and this year, once again, a motion…

    Nearly 500 whales die in New Zealand

    By Danny Groves | 10/14/2022

    The number of pilot whales that have died following a mass stranding in New Zealand has reached nearly 500. Officials are putting the current number of deaths at 477, which occurred on two remote beaches on the Chatham Islands, around 500 miles east of New Zealand’s main islands. The remote location hindered attempts to refloat…

    200 pilot whales killed in latest Faroese slaughter

    By Danny Groves | 10/12/2022

    More than 200 pilot whales have been slaughtered in Sandagerði (Torshavn) in the Faroe Islands. The long-finned pilot whales were driven onto the ‘whaling beach’ and brutally killed. The hunt, is just one of many that take place every year on the Islands, where pilot whales, as well as other whale and dolphin species are…

    Annual Census for Southern Resident Orcas Puts Population at Only 73 Orcas

    By Michelle Collins | 10/03/2022

    K21 Cappuccino – Hysazu Photography | Sara Shimazu The Center for Whale Research has released the results of its annual census for the Southern Resident orca population, which sadly has dropped back to an historic low of just 73 orcas remaining.  Despite celebrating two new births in the past year, including the first new calf…

    148 more fin whales killed in waters around Iceland

    By Danny Groves | 10/03/2022

    The Icelandic fin whaling season has now ended with a final, grim tally of 148 whales killed since June. These hunts were the first in Icelandic waters for four years when, in 2018, 146 fin whales were killed, including at least two rare blue whale/fin whale hybrids and a dozen pregnant females. Since 2006, the company responsible…