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- Create healthy seas
- End captivity
- Prevent deaths in nets
- Stop whaling
Success! Removal of last river dams to help threatened orcas in the US
Great news has emerged from the US concerning our work to protect the endangered orca...
A story about whales and humans
As well as working for WDC, I write books for young people. Stories; about the...
My lucky number – 13 years studying amazing Risso’s dolphins
Everything we learn about the Risso's dolphins off the coast of Scotland amazes us and...
More important ocean areas for whales and dolphin protection identified
Scientists and observers from many different countries have identified and mapped 36 new Important Marine...
What have dead whales ever done for us?
When dead whales wash up on dry land they provide a vital food source for...
Whale meat fetches record high at Japan auction
Sei whale meat is being sold at a record high in Japan according media reports...
We’re getting to know Risso’s dolphins in Scotland so we can protect them
Citizen scientists in Scotland are helping us better understand Risso's dolphins by sending us their...
Talking crap and carcasses to protect our planet
We know we need to save the whale to save the world because they are...
Rescuers find young girl’s body surrounded by dolphins
Reports from South Africa about a tragic drowning off Llandudno beach, Cape Town say that...
Speaking truth to power – my week giving whales a voice
The International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting is where governments come together to make decisions about whaling...
Moves to overturn whaling ban rejected
Last week, the 68th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC, the body that regulates...
Every whale and dolphin - safe & free
There are 4 vital ways that we are fighting for the survival of whales and dolphins.
Together we can:
Whales and dolphins have a right to live free and healthy lives. These highly intelligent individuals should not suffer for human entertainment.
Commercial whaling is illegal. And yet, every year, Japan, Norway and Iceland kill around 1,500 whales.
Create healthy seas
Commercial fishing, oil and gas drilling, and shipping are threatening the lives of whales and dolphins.
Prevent deaths in nets
Hundreds of thousands of whales and dolphins are accidentally caught and killed in fishing gear every year.