Conservation and Research

Bottlenose dolphin at surface

Introduction to WDC conservation and research projects

WDC believes that science and practical conservation research is a fundamental tool that enables the development of effective policy and conservation of whales and dolphins

The 2016 WDC Bharathi Viswanathan Award

This year's award goes to Marie Van Bressen for her research project in West Africa.
Humpback whales in Tonga

Whale and Dolphin Species Conservation

Welcome to WDC species conservation work around the globe

More about whales and dolphins