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WDC team at UN Ocean conference

Give the ocean a chance – our message from the UN Ocean Conference

I'm looking out over the River Tejo in Lisbon, Portugal, reflecting on the astounding resilience...
We need whale poo 📷 WDC NA

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...
Humpback whale underwater

Climate giants – how whales can help save the world

We know that whales, dolphins and porpoises are amazing beings with complex social and family...
Black Sea common dolphins © Elena Gladilina

The dolphin and porpoise casualties of the war in Ukraine

Rare, threatened subspecies of dolphins and porpoises live in the Black Sea along Ukraine's coast....
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...

NOAA needs to hear from us all …

Please help make the Right Whale Ship Strike Rule permanent!  Join me in letting NOAA know that we need them to protect right whales! 

SUBMIT YOUR COMMENT TO NOAA to tell the government why making the ship strike rule permanent is important to you. PLease submit your comment before 11:59 EST on August 6th.

NOAA has some interesting parameters pertaining to how they recognize and calculate public comments. While you will need to submit your comment in your own voice/words to ensure that your voice is heard always remember to SEAL YOUR COMMENTS TO NOAA WITH A K.I.S.S.

 CARE TO DO MORE…

• Contact your Senators and let them know the Federal Ship Speed Reduction Rule to protect North Atlantic right whales is important and should not expire. Find contact information for your elected officials here.

• Share the Act Right Now campaign with your friends and family- our campaign video and the petition can be found here.

Make a donation to Whale and Dolphin Conservation to support the work we do around the world.