Protecting whales and dolphins in the UK

Risso’s dolphin on the Isle of Lewis, NW Scotland

The waters off north-west Scotland provide important habitat for distinctive Risso’s dolphins and a host of other important whale and dolphin species
Risso's leap

Risso’s dolphins in North Wales, UK

WDC has been studying Risso's dolphins off Bardsey Island in Wales since 1999.
Dolphin watching at Chanonry Point, Scotland

Community Science in Scotland

WDC is engaging communities of Scotland in conservation research and awareness

Campaigning for the UK's Whales and Dolphins