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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!

Researchers in Southeast Alaska studying whale poo

We’re funding crucial research on whale poo to combat the climate crisis

By Hayley Flanagan | 27th June 2023

The ocean is one of the lungs of our planet, and whales help it to breathe. We already know that whale poo plays a vital role by fertilising microscopic plants called phytoplankton, and Whale and Dolphin Conservation are helping to fund a study that will help show just how important this process is. In this…

Success! Fin whaling in Iceland is suspended after officials say hunts are unlawful

By Danny Groves | 20th June 2023

Icelandic Fisheries Minister, Svandís Svavarsdóttir has called off this season’s fin whale hunt!  The Icelandic government has suspended all fin whaling, with immediate effect, until at least the end of August, on the grounds that it breaks Iceland’s own animal welfare laws. On top of this, no new licences have been issued for 2024 onwards.…

Narwhal surfacing

The unicorns of the sea must be protected – CITES

By Katie Hunter | 20th June 2023

The narwhal, is under threat. Often referred to as the unicorns of the sea, narwhals, are hunted for their meat, blubber and ivory tusks which are sold around the world. Populations are declining and they risk extinction in Greenland. To ensure their future, WDC is attending a meeting of the Convention on International Trade in…

Permit dispute delays start of hunt season in Iceland

By Danny Groves | 16th June 2023

Hvalur 8 arrives at whaling station This year’s whale hunt season in Iceland could be delayed by several weeks after a permit required by the company behind the hunts to kill hundreds of whales ran out, and a new permit has yet to be issued by government officials. This may mark the end of whaling…

A Baby Humpback Whale Plays Near the Surface in Blue Water

New report by Deloitte and WDC does a deep dive into the opportunities for businesses in embracing oceanic biodiversity

By George Berry | 8th June 2023

Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) and Deloitte have released a new report that shines a light on the risks and opportunities for four key sectors – shipping, food retail, financial services and tourism – operating in the ocean economy. Launched on World Oceans Day (June 8th), the report highlights the key role that whales and…

Sperm whales

We’re pushing governments for action for our climate heroes – whales

By Ed Goodall | 6th June 2023

The climate crisis is the greatest threat to all life on Earth. But there is hope – whales are essential in combating climate change and the more whales there are, the more carbon is taken out of the atmosphere. WDC’s Ed Goodall will be at the Bonn Climate Conference to urge international governments to take…

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…

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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