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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...

Calling all keen eBay shoppers!

To celebrate World Ocean’s Day on Thursday 8th June, eBay.co.uk are enabling shoppers to donate to WDC at the checkout, through the PayPal giving fund.

Taking place for a whole week, from 5th – 11th June 2017, this will be the second time WDC have been chosen as an eBay.co.uk feature charity. For the charity week in November last year, donations from generous eBayers amounted to almost £1,000, which has been used to support our work around the world to keep whales and dolphins safe and free.

If you are one of the millions of people who use eBay.co.uk to sell unwanted items, you can also support our work throughout the year, by donating a percentage of your eBay sales to WDC. To find out more, visit our eBay for Charity page.