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Dead sperm whale in The Wash, East Anglia, England. © CSIP-ZSL.

What have dead whales ever done for us?

When dead whales wash up on dry land they provide a vital food source for...
Risso's dolphin © Andy Knight

We’re getting to know Risso’s dolphins in Scotland so we can protect them

Citizen scientists in Scotland are helping us better understand Risso's dolphins by sending us their...
Pilot whales pooing © Christopher Swann

Talking crap and carcasses to protect our planet

We know we need to save the whale to save the world because they are...
Fin whales are targeted by Icelandic whalers

Speaking truth to power – my week giving whales a voice

The International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting is where governments come together to make decisions about whaling...

Why do whales and dolphins strand on beaches?

People often ask me 'why' whales and dolphins do one thing or another.  I'm a...
A spinner dolphin leaping © Andrew Sutton/Eco2

Head in a spin – my incredible spinner dolphin encounter

Sri Lanka is home to at least 30 species of whales and dolphins, from the...
Sperm whale (physeter macrocephalus) Gulf of California. The tail of a sperm whale.

To protect whales, we must stop ignoring the high seas

Almost two-thirds of the ocean, or 95% of the habitable space on Earth, are sloshing...
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...

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.