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Hopes raised for whale and dolphin protection after last minute landmark nature agreement

WDC's Ed Goodall (far right) at COP15 with Thérèse Coffey (centre) UK Secretary of State...

WDC orca champion picks up award

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Large number of dolphins moved to Abu Dhabi marine park

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Success! Removal of last river dams to help threatened orcas in the US

Great news has emerged from the US concerning our work to protect the endangered orca...

New Year Dolphin Slaughter Begins In Taiji

Although the fishermen in Taiji took a two week break from hunting and killing dolphins in the drive hunts over the holiday period, reports from the ground on Wednesday, January 4th indicate that over 40 striped dolphins were slaughtered in the cove.  This latest cruel killing spree marks the first of the New Year and, halfway through the permitted hunt season, the number of dolphins of mixed species killed is nearly 500 with another 29 transported alive to aquariums.  The quota (number of dolphins allowed to be killed in Taiji) is 1,265 dolphins for this drive hunt season and so many more may be killed from now until the season ends mid way through this year.

More on drive hunts here