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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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Collaborations

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.

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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.

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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!

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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!

A dolphin called Arnie with a shell

Dolphins catch fish using giant shell tools

By Alison Wood | 3rd January 2023

In Shark Bay, Australia, two groups of dolphins have figured out how to use tools to help them catch fish. They are known as the spongers and the shellers. I introduced you to the spongers in a previous blog so today, let’s meet the shellers. Shelling is a skillful fishing technique practiced by a culturally…

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Did you know that dolphins have unique personalities?

By Alison Wood | 27th December 2022

We all have personalities, and between the work Christmas party and your family get-together, perhaps you notice them even more at this time of year! It’s not so different for dolphins – each dolphin has a different character and role in their pod.  Dolphins are intelligent and self-aware, and they clearly enjoy being together. They…

Hopes raised for whale and dolphin protection after last minute landmark nature agreement

By Danny Groves | 20th December 2022

WDC’s Ed Goodall (far right) at COP15 with Thérèse Coffey (centre) UK Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Nations from around the world have agreed to protect a third of the planet for nature by 2030 in a landmark deal aimed at safeguarding biodiversity. Biodiversity refers to all the Earth’s living things…

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The power of harbour porpoise poo

By Vicki James | 20th December 2022

We know we need to save the whale to save the world. Now we are funding a pioneering project that’s proving that porpoises are our underwater climate allies too. We are uncovering more and more evidence showing how essential whales are for a healthy marine ecosystem. They are helping us to fight the climate and…

Meet Holly, she’s an incredible orca leader

By Alison Wood | 13th December 2022

Let me tell you the story of an awe-inspiring orca with a fascinating family story … and then maybe you’d like to adopt her for someone you love this Christmas.  Holly has a wonderfully seasonal name, but it’s actually just one of three names she is known by. She was one of the first whales…

WDC orca champion picks up award

By Danny Groves | 9th December 2022

Beatrice Whishart MSP picks up her Nature Champion award The Scottish Environment LINK, an organisation that brings together groups in Scotland to protect and enhance wildlife, landscape and the marine environment, has announced its MSP Nature Champion of the Year. The award has been shared this year by Jenni Minto is the MSP Nature Champion…

Large number of dolphins moved to Abu Dhabi marine park

By Danny Groves | 7th December 2022

Up to 24 captive bottlenose dolphins have reportedly been sent to a new SeaWorld theme park in Abu Dhabi. The marine park is due to open in 2023 and the dolphins, who were moved from a number of SeaWorld locations in the US, including San Diego, San Antonio, and Orlando, now face further confinement in…

Success! Removal of last river dams to help threatened orcas in the US

By Danny Groves | 7th December 2022

Great news has emerged from the US concerning our work to protect the endangered orca population known as the Southern Residents. The Southern Resident orcas of the Pacific Northwest is a group of just over 70 individuals, the only orca population listed as endangered in the US and, after decades of campaigning work by tribes, conservation…

A story about whales and humans

By Chris Vick | 6th December 2022

As well as working for WDC, I write books for young people. Stories; about the sea, about whales, about conservation. I’ve seen how fiction and non-fiction can inspire and move and I’ve come to believe that these forms are not so different, that when it comes to the next chapter of whale conservation, it is…

Risso's dolphin at surface

My lucky number – 13 years studying amazing Risso’s dolphins

By Julia Pix | 29th November 2022

Everything we learn about the Risso’s dolphins off the coast of Scotland amazes us and helps us argue for their protection. Every time I step onto these islands, I have a feeling of excited anticipation about what this Risso’s research field season is going to bring. WDC started our Isle of Lewis (and Harris) project…

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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