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We <3 Whale Poop: WDC providing support for Orca Scat Project

San Juan Island, Washington. July 22, 2019: Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) is thrilled to share the news that we are a contributing supporter in 2019 for the Southern Resident Orca Scat Project, a research effort within the University of Washington’s Conservation Canines program.  WDC’s contribution to the program will help support the management and…

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From Cape Cod to Capitol Hill

To be fair, though, I’m not technically a marine biologist.  Marine biology is a huge field and includes people working on all kinds of critters in the marine environment – from tiny zooplankton to the big whales.  I’m a “marine mammal conservation biologist” – not quite as catchy, but a lot more specific.  I work…

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WDC's Whale SENSE Atlantic Program has Banner Year in 2016

In 2016, the responsible whale watching program Whale SENSE Atlantic hit two records: the highest number of participants (16) and the most large whale entanglements documented by participants (13). The most recent entanglement was reported by American Princess Cruises out of New York City on December 4, and involved a critically endangered right whale.  “This…

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