Posts by dan.morrell
Last chance to see pink river dolphins?
I was lucky enough to go on the trip of a lifetime recently, to the rainforest of Peru. I’d been planning for this trip for a long time, scraping together any spare cash over the years and finally, I got my chance. Working in the fundraising team at WDC we often talk about all the…Read More
How can a t-shirt help WDC tackle ocean plastic pollution?
WDC strongly believe that single use plastic is an issue that all businesses, consumers and organisations across society must work together to solve. The creators of our exclusive #NotWhaleFood t-shirts, Rapanui Clothing, explain how they are helping – one t-shirt at a time. Make a pledge to reduce your own plastic use and you could…Read More
Gaming fundraiser success!
We are thrilled to announce that our first ever video games fundraising event, Gamers for Orcas, raised over $100,000! The event culminated in a 24 hour ‘livestream’ on Twitch.tv during which special guest players, YouTube stars and games developers streamed live to a global audience – with over 300,000 people viewing WDC’s channel during the event.…Read More
Stand up and help remove plastic from our oceans
WDC are proud to announce our new partnership with The Whale Company, a long term supporter of WDC based in Bedfordshire, but currently in Brazil! We were delighted to hear from Carolyn, founder of The Whale Company and their new challenge to tackle plastic pollution. As we walked onto Prainha Beach, in Caraguatatuba, Brazil with our…Read More
2016 Dolphin adoption highlights
At the beginning of a new dolphin watching season, we catch up with adopt a dolphin Field Officer, Charlie Phillips in the Moray Firth, and ask him about his highlights from 2016. We’re not far into 2017 and already there have been dolphin (and whale) sightings on the Moray Firth to whet our appetite for…Read More
Record breaking start to WDC's fundraising in 2017
Thanks to leading YouTube network, The Yogscast, and the generosity of nearly 90,000 of their amazing fans, WDC has received its biggest ever partner donation of $365,000. The UK-based YouTube video game sensation have over 7 million subscribers and every year they host the ‘Jingle Jam’; a charity event where pro gamers live broadcast encouraging…Read More