Southern Resident orcas spend a lot of their time in the winter and spring months off the coasts of Washington, Oregon, and California, foraging for their favorite prey – Chinook salmon - from the great salmon rivers of the West Coast. Sadly, these salmon populations have been declining since major settlem
In the first few days of 2016 came the depressing news that a female orca had been found washed ashore dead on the Hebridean island of Tiree off the west coast of Scotland.
Ahead of the UK's general election on 8th June, WDC recommends three achievable and critical steps to directly improve the welfare and protection of whales, dolphins and porpoises in the next Parliament.
The preliminary results from the second Important Marine Mammal Area (IMMA) workshop in Samoa (27-31 March), have been presented at the “Whales in a Changing Ocean” conference held in Tonga (4-6 April).
I’m delighted to introduce the second blog from supporter Oliver Dirr, who has been travelling round the world, watching whales and sharing his best experiences with us! Read on for his account of a magical night under the midnight sun in Norway.
SeaWorld in San Antonio, Texas has just announced the birth of another orca calf.
Thanks support from the Jessica Rekos Foundation and from supporters like you, I was recently able to present our work to save endangered Southern Resident orcas at the 15th International Conference of the American Cetacean Society (ACS) in Monte
In March, we organized a press trip with the Spanish tourism office to La Gomera, bringing five journalists to this small island for responsible whale watching!