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What does deep sea mining mean for whales and dolphins?

What does deep sea mining mean for whales and dolphins?

When I was a student studying for my geology undergraduate degree, apart from debates about...
What does “success” looks like for WDC’s projects and campaigns

What does “success” looks like for WDC’s projects and campaigns

Perhaps one metric for success that we should strive for is to have the number...
Watch out whalers – Breach is coming!

Watch out whalers – Breach is coming!

I’m delighted to say that Breach! - the independent film exposing the cruelty, arrogance and...
Why do loopholes always favour the bad guys?

Why do loopholes always favour the bad guys?

It’s well known, of course, that Japan has killed whales for decades by exploiting a...
Please support proposal to list Lolita as ‘endangered’ by March 28th

Please support proposal to list Lolita as ‘endangered’ by March 28th

Lolita, the lone female orca held in captivity at the Miami Seaquarium in Florida, may...
Best practice in rescue

Best practice in rescue

Finding a live stranded dolphin or whale on the shore is always an unexpected and...
WDC responds to recent publication

WDC responds to recent publication

A recent essay published by Dr. Michael Moore in ICES Journal of Marine Science, chronicles...
The Most Important Valentine You’ll Send This Year

The Most Important Valentine You’ll Send This Year

This year, I am adding a very special recipient to my Valentine’s list: the North...
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  • About whales & dolphins
  • Create healthy seas
  • End captivity
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  • Scottish Dolphin Centre
  • Stop whaling
How has the world changed for whale and dolphin protection?

How has the world changed for whale and dolphin protection?

A veteran conservationist looks back... I’m Dr Mike Bossley and I’ve been engaged in research,...
Surely coronavirus teaches us we shouldn’t be eating whales or dolphins?

Surely coronavirus teaches us we shouldn’t be eating whales or dolphins?

There is no denying that COVID-19 is on track to becoming the worst pandemic in...
Whales, dolphins, porpoises and healthy seas under lockdown

Whales, dolphins, porpoises and healthy seas under lockdown

Anyone watching blue, humpback or sperm whales can clearly see and hear the power-packed spout...
Coronavirus and New Zealand dolphins: many questions, few answers

Coronavirus and New Zealand dolphins: many questions, few answers

Like people over the world, New Zealanders have recently been faced with a lot of...
Whaling: an inconvenient truth – the hunters are not only killing whales, they are killing us too.

Whaling: an inconvenient truth – the hunters are not only killing whales, they are killing us too.

As we hope for an end to the coronavirus crisis, we should reflect on another...
How we’re helping to keep orcas safe from capture in Russia

How we’re helping to keep orcas safe from capture in Russia

In 1999, we helped open up whale research in Russia, building a photo-ID catalogue of...
Outrage as Norway’s government says its whalers are ‘essential workers’

Outrage as Norway’s government says its whalers are ‘essential workers’

If you are able to help with a donation it would mean the world right...
Life in lockdown – is this what captivity for whales and dolphins is like?

Life in lockdown – is this what captivity for whales and dolphins is like?

If you are able to help with a donation it would mean the world right...