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Majestic fin whales

Icelandic whalers kill first fin whales in four years

As feared, whale hunters in Iceland have slaughtered at least two fin whales, the first...
Humpback whale underwater

Humpback whale rescued from shark net in Australia

A humpback whale and her calf have managed to escape after becoming entangled in a...
Humpback whales in Alaska

Pumps and conveyor belts. How could more whales help save us?

We are excited to announce backing for two ground-breaking research projects to assess the little...
Amazon River dolphin (Boto)

River dolphins observed playing with anaconda

Researchers in Bolivia recorded an unusual interaction between local rivers dolphins and an anaconda snake...

captive dolphin

An announcement has been made in India that the government there will not allow any dolphinariums (aquariums that hold dolphins) to be built in the country.

WDC has been campaigning on this issue for many years so we are delighted to hear that holding dolphins in captivity will be banned! We send our thanks and congratulations to the Indian government.

Find out more about captivity and why it’s not good for dolphins.