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Bottlenose dolphins visit Cromarty

Two dolphins die after unusual visit by pod in Scotland

While the Moray Firth is famous for its resident bottlenose dolphins, the 50 or so dolphins that were involved in this visit were from a...
Morgan the orca in captivity © C. Robles

Another captive orca tragedy as Morgan’s calf Ula dies

A young female orca in the wild may expect to live a long life in excess of 60 years. Loro Parque started keeping orcas in...
Beluga whales in the wild

Beluga whale Havok dies in captivity months after transfer

Havok was the only male beluga in the group that was transferred from Marineland in Ontario, Canada to Mystic in Connecticut, USA. WDC strongly opposed...
Beluga whales in sanctuary.

Beluga move update from the SEA LIFE Trust and WDC

We wanted to let you know that the planned move back into the wild sea sanctuary for belugas, Little White and Little Grey has had...
Rescuing a stranded orca calf

Rescuers search for orca family after saving stranded calf

According to New Zealand rescue organisation Whale Rescue, the orca was found alone at Porirua, near Wellington on Sunday morning. The rescue operation is being...
Whale poo

Will whale poo help save whales?

The International Whaling Commission (IWC) was founded to regulate whale hunting. But the release today of a new IWC workshop report represents a significant potential...
Nets set in Norway to catch minke whales

Cruel whale experiments halted

The widely criticised hearing experiments due to take place on minke whales in the Vestvågøy area of northern Norway have now come to an end...
A whale on a Norwegian whaling boat © Michael Tenten MWP

Norwegian whale slaughter ramps up

Norway's whale hunters continue to kill large numbers of minke since the hunt season began on 1st April. 'Last summer marked a four-year high with...
WDC x OneNine5 Eco Essentials Pouch

OneNine5 launches a super sustainable eco-travel pouch

This co-branded, multipurpose pouch is perfect to organise and store anything you carry on the move. You can use it as your makeup or cosmetic...
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