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Significant victory in our fight to save world’s smallest dolphins

By Danny Groves / 25th June 2020

A significant victory in the fight to save dolphins in New Zealand from extinction has been achieved after stricter fishing and environmental protections for the…

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Newer sonar technology still a threat to whales

By Danny Groves / 21st April 2020

A study into the effects of underwater sonar has revealed that newer technology is as disruptive to whales as sonar used by the military. Researchers…

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WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre temporary closure

By Danny Groves / 19th March 2020

Due to the ongoing situation with Covid 19 and our concern for the safety and welfare of our visitors, staff and volunteers the Centre is…

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Good news for our fight to stop dolphin deaths in nets

By Danny Groves / 26th February 2020

WDC’s continuing fight to prevent the huge numbers of whales, dolphins and porpoises dying in fishing nets each year has received a welcome boost following…

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Earthquake disrupts sperm whales’ feeding for a year

By Danny Groves / 21st February 2020

A new study has revealed how an earthquake affected the ability of a group of ‘dazed and confused’ whales to find food for over a…

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European Commission backs away from new measures to end dolphins net deaths

By Danny Groves / 10th December 2019

Despite pressure from WDC and other groups, the European Commission has said that it will not take emergency measures this winter to tackle the deaths…

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Whalers turn whale watchers

By Danny Groves / 22nd November 2019

WDC and the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Environment Fund are celebrating the launch of two boats that will be dedicated to whale and wildlife…

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Brewery’s donation will help protect whales and dolphins

By Danny Groves / 16th October 2019

Field officer, Charlie Phillips was delighted to represent WDC at the handover of a cheque for £961.50 towards our work from the Black Isle Brewery’s…

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Death of Thames humpback whale

By Danny Groves / 8th October 2019

Reports of the death of the young whale sighted in the Thames River in recent days is very sad, if not totally unexpected. There was…

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Candidate conservation areas earmarked in Western Indian Ocean and Arabian Seas

By Danny Groves / 11th March 2019

Scientists and observers from 15 different countries have met to map important habitats for marine mammals in the western Indian Ocean and Arabian Seas. The…

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