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Tragic tale of the UK orcas facing extinction
A unique group of orcas known as the West Coast Community that live in the Atlantic Ocean face almost certain extinction because of human chemical...
Why do female orcas live so long after they stop having babies?
Orcas are one of only five species known to experience menopause and females can live for many decades after their last calf. The only other...
Rastus – the tale of an extraordinary dog and his love of dolphins
Dr Nicolette Scourse is an academic, educator, author and illustrator with a passion for whales, dolphins and the ocean. In her guest blog she tells...
What now for the whales of Japan?
News that Shinzo Abe is stepping down as Japan’s prime minister could be another nail in the coffin for the country’s whaling industry. It offers...
Successful campaigning starts at home – how WDC supports grassroots end captivity campaigners
For the last 20 years, I’ve been leading Whale and Dolphin Conservation's work to end the capture, trade and keeping of whales, dolphins and porpoises...