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Nearly 1000 humpbacks seen off southwestern Japan

Nearly 1000 humpbacks seen off southwestern Japan

Good news for whale watching operators and enthusiasts has emerged from Japan (a country normally...
Beluga whales prepare for June release into the world’s first open water sanctuary

Beluga whales prepare for June release into the world’s first open water sanctuary

We are pleased to announce that  two former captive Beluga whales, Little White and Little...
Success! Icelandic minke whale hunts end after years of WDC campaigning

Success! Icelandic minke whale hunts end after years of WDC campaigning

Following on from the news that Iceland’s fin whaling vessels will not be leaving port...
Positive whaling news emerges from Iceland

Positive whaling news emerges from Iceland

News emerging from Iceland indicates that the company behind Iceland’s fin whale hunts, Hvalur hf,...
Newer sonar technology still a threat to whales

Newer sonar technology still a threat to whales

A study into the effects of underwater sonar has revealed that newer technology is as...
Become a maths genius with the latest Mercury Mathematics Humble Bundle!

Become a maths genius with the latest Mercury Mathematics Humble Bundle!

Mischief catching fish. Photo by Charlie Phillips WDC adoption dolphin Mischief weighs approx. 450 kilos....
Are whales migrating huge distances for a skin makeover?

Are whales migrating huge distances for a skin makeover?

Tracking the movement of over 6o orcas in the coastal waters of Antarctica from 2009...
Solitary captive dolphin Honey dies

Solitary captive dolphin Honey dies

Reports from Dolphin Project state that a bottlenose dolphin named Honey, often described as the...
Marine protection work impacted by coronavirus

Marine protection work impacted by coronavirus

A large number of environmental monitoring projects have been placed on hold due to the...
Dolphins sync when they work together

Dolphins sync when they work together

A new study has shown male bottlenose dolphins synchronise (sync not sink) their physical and verbal...
No self-isolation for Norwegian whale hunters

No self-isolation for Norwegian whale hunters

Whilst the world adapts to self-isolation and the global issues around dealing with a pandemic,...
Russia to give orcas greater protection

Russia to give orcas greater protection

According to reports, Viktoria Abramchenko, the Deputy Prime Minister in Russia responsible for environmental affairs,...
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Orcas versus humpbacks

Orcas versus humpbacks

Occasionally accounts come our way of observations on whales that are unusual and very interesting....