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Whales are our climate allies – meet the scientists busy proving it

At Whale and Dolphin Conservation, we're working hard to bring whales and the ocean into...
Minke whale © Ursula Tscherter - ORES

The whale trappers are back with their cruel experiment

Anyone walking past my window might have heard my groan of disbelief at the news...
Boto © Fernando Trujillo

Meet the legendary pink river dolphins

Botos don't look or live like other dolphins. Flamingo-pink all over with super-skinny snouts and...
Risso's dolphin entangled in fishing line and plastic bags - Andrew Sutton

The ocean is awash with plastic – can we ever clean it up?

You've seen pictures of plastic litter accumulating on beaches or marine wildlife swimming through floating...
Fin whale

Is this the beginning of the end for whaling off Iceland?

I'm feeling cautiously optimistic after Iceland's Fisheries Minister Svandís Svavarsdóttir wrote that there is little...
Mykines Lighthouse, Faroe Islands

Understanding whale and dolphin hunts in the Faroe Islands – why change is not easy

Most people in my home country of the Faroe Islands would like to see an...

Dolphin scientists look like you and me – citizen science in action

Our amazing volunteers have looked out for dolphins from the shores of Scotland more than...
Atlantic white-sided dolphins

The Faroes dolphin slaughter that sparked an outcry now brings hope

Since the slaughter of at least 1,423 Atlantic white-sided dolphins at Skálafjørður in my home...

Say NO to Oil and Gas exploration off Australia's south coast.

We are making progress, but we have only 5 days left. If you haven’t already then please SIGN and SHARE the petition.

5 days left to save habitat critical to these Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins.

Kangaroo Island is a magical area where sperm whales dive for squid, sea lions forage and hunt and rock lobsters thrive. The mighty blue whale travels from afar every year to feed in these rich waters, but the petroleum industry is attempting to open this precious area as a new frontier for oil and gas. Without your voice saying NO to these plans, this critical habitat will be destroyed and the animals who depend on it will suffer.

The largest animal on the planet, the blue whale, deserves our protection after all we’ve put it through.
The area up for exploitation is on the south east coast of the state of South Australia.
A close up of the area proposed for oil and gas exploration and … exploitation.

For more of a birds-eye (or dolphins-eye) view of the area, watch this lovely video here. Collectively, across all the different international petitions, protests and emails we have already generated nearly 20,000 signatures. Let’s make it 30,000, before our comment window closes on Monday 18th March. Please tell the Australian Environment Minister to reject this proposal!

Your signature can help these majestic animals to continue flourishing in this pristine habitat.