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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

Beatrice Whishart MSP picks up her Nature Champion award The Scottish Environment LINK, an organisation...

Large number of dolphins moved to Abu Dhabi marine park

Up to 24 captive bottlenose dolphins have reportedly been sent to a new SeaWorld theme...

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...

A legal battle between Australia and Japan over Japan’s whaling programme will be heard by the United Nation’s highest court in a few weeks.
 
On June 26th , the International Court of Justice will begin public hearings as Australia’s government bids to stop Japan’s whale hunts in Antarctica on the grounds that the hunts, which Japan calls scientific research, put the nation in breach of international conventions.

The hearings will start in June in The Hague, in the Netherlands, the court said in a statement on Thursday.