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Risso's dolphin

WDC researchers spot dolphin doing headstands

Researchers from WDC carrying out field work in Scotland have been left puzzled by the...

Infamous whale jail dismantled – could a capture ban be next?

A Russian facility used to house captured whales in cramped conditions has finally been dismantled,...

50-Year Vision launched to save whales and dolphins from extinction

WDC has joined the world's leading wildlife protection and conservation organisations urging the 88 member...
Common bottlenose dolphin

New law looks set to ban dolphin shows in France

New legislation in France is set to ban dolphin shows in two years time as...

WDC joins US network to help rescue whales and dolphins

Goods news for whales and dolphins in the US. WDC's team there has officially joined...
Bryde's whale

Whalers in Japan return to port with over 200 whales

Japan's factory whaling ship, the "Nisshin Maru" returned to port on November 14th at the...
North Atlantic right whale

Success! Court stops US government attempt to block whale protection lawsuit

A federal court in the US has dismissed attempts by Joe Biden's administration to halt...

More good news for WDC’s End Captivity tour operators campaign

WDC's ongoing campaign asking tour operators not to promote cruel whale and dolphin captivity shows...

New whale species discovered – Ramari’s beaked whale

Artist impression of Ramiri's beaked whale. Credit: Vivian Ward A new species of beaked whale...