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Charity Partnerships

Why work with WDC?

Through a partnership with WDC, you can add new dimensions to your brand image, become recognised for your CSR work and engage and motivate your staff members with a range of events and opportunities to work together for a great cause.

Most importantly, you can create a real change across our world’s oceans, through our many areas of work.

Whether you want to help us stop whaling, end the cruelty of keeping whales and dolphins in captivity for human ‘entertainment’, or stop them being killed by plastic pollution and entanglement in fishing gear, get in touch with WDC to see how we can work together to create a rewarding, mutually beneficial partnership.

How you can support us

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Speak to us about a bespoke collaboration between your company and WDC. We've worked with the gaming industry, clothing companies, travel agencies and many more.


Charity of the year

Help protect whales and dolphins by selecting WDC as your charity of the year and we'll work with you on exciting fundraising projects that fit with your brand.


Adopt with us!

Take out a corporate adoption, and enable your company to give back to the environment by supporting a group of humpback whales, orcas or dolphins.

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Workplace fundraising

Trek Mount Kilimanjaro, run a marathon, run an office fundraising event or just put on a bake sale - get involved in supporting WDC with your colleagues!

Bottlenose dolphins in the Moray Firth

Affiliates and Artisan Partners

Are you a small business that wants to give back through your product sales, or would you like to work with WDC as an affiliate?

Success Stories

Check these out!

Loved and killed – whales and dolphins in Japan

By Katrin Matthes | 30th May 2023

Protests and criticism from outside Japan in response to the slaughter of whales and dolphins have not only failed to stop the killing, but also raised resistance within Japan to ending the slaughter. So at Whale and Dolphin Conservation we’re taking a different approach. WDC campaigner Katrin Matthes is on the ground in Japan working…

Irrawaddy dolphin

Helping fishers protect dolphins in Sarawak, Borneo

By Nicola Hodgins | 24th May 2023

Fishing nets are bad news for dolphins and porpoises, so we’re working with local fishers in Hong Kong and Sarawak, Borneo to save lives and make sure they can coexist. The rivers of Sarawak, a state on the northwest tip of the southeast Asian island of Borneo, are home to Irrawaddy dolphins, Indo-Pacific finless porpoises…

Dead whale beauty products to be sold in Japanese vending machine stores

By Danny Groves | 12th May 2023

Dead whale beauty products to be sold in Japanese vending machine stores

Arrests made following illegal whale meat smuggling from Japan to South Korea

By Danny Groves | 11th May 2023

Customs authorities in Busan, South Korea, have arrested six people for allegedly smuggling at least 4.6 tonnes of whale meat (worth around €400,000) into the country from Japan between February 2021 and June 2022. Disguised as fish products, the whale meat entered South Korea via courier shipments and was eventually resold to whale meat restaurants…

New report on Icelandic hunts reveals whale can take two hours to die

By George Berry | 9th May 2023

Fin whale with unexploded grenade harpoon embedded in his or her side. © Hard To Port A new report by the Icelandic government exploring welfare concerns around its own fin whale hunts has revealed that some of those killed can take as long as two hours to die. But the hunts may well be allowed…

Discovering inner peace – whale and dolphin watching and mental wellbeing

By Julia Pix | 9th May 2023

Guest blog If you’ve ever seen whales or dolphins in the wild, you’ll know that it can be a positive and powerful experience.  In this guest blog, Stanley Clark shares how an encounter with whales brought him calm and explores how whale and dolphin watching can help us destress. Stanley Clark is a community development…

Norway ups whale kill numbers and removes whale welfare protections

By Danny Groves | 4th May 2023

Norway ups whale kill numbers and removes whale welfare protections

Criminal complaint filed following Yahoo! Japan poisonous dolphin meat sales

By Danny Groves | 18th April 2023

Our colleagues at Action for Dolphins (AFD) have filed a complaint against the internet service provider ‘Yahoo! Japan’ because the platform allows the sale of dolphin meat from the drive hunt in Taiji. Criminal charges were filed against the online retailer ‘Joreimaru Specialty Store’, which sells the products. A Japan-based investigator from Action for Dolphins…

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An ocean of hope

By Ed Goodall | 18th April 2023

In a monumental, jaw-dropping demonstration of global community, the nations of the world made history when they agreed The High Seas Treaty – to protect 95% of the habitable space on Earth. Ed Goodall explores how we got there and what happens next. Last summer I was feeling frustrated when I wrote a blog about…

Why the Taiji dolphin hunt can never be justified

By Katrin Matthes | 11th April 2023

Supporters of the dolphin slaughter in Japan argue that killing a few hundred dolphins every year pales into insignificance compared with the millions of animals we slaughter for meat. WDC Germany campaigner Katrin Matthes gets under the skin of that argument and explains how we hope to end the hunts forever.      At least 560 dolphins…

Our Partners

Our partners support our vision of a world where every whale and dolphin is safe and free. A huge thank you to all of you.








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