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Project Pacific Whales is Launched

Project Pacific Whales is Launched

The Pacific Island region is home to over half the world’s species of cetaceans, whales and dolphins, including some of the least known, and as such members of the Secretariat of the Pacific Environment Programme (SPREP) agreed to focus their … more

Sports fishermen issued with multiple infraction notices after abusing rare Boto dolphin

Sports fishermen issued with multiple infraction notices after abusing rare Boto dolphin

Following an investigation by Brazilian wildlife authorities after complaints from World Cetacean Alliance (WCA) partners who were extremely concerned by a graphic video posted on-line, a local sports fisherman has been issued with infraction notices for dolphin molestation. After a … more

SeaWorld to end orca breeding

SeaWorld to end orca breeding

WCA welcomes SeaWorld’s announcement to stop breeding its captive orcas. Today SeaWorld Entertainment announced that it will no longer breed orcas in captivity and will bring to an end its ‘entertainment shows’. The World Cetacean Alliance welcomes this policy shift … more

Untangled!

Untangled!

The WCA is excited to announce its latest creative project Untangled! With the help of artists/designers/craftsmen we hope to ‘Untangle the Sea’. The aim of the project is to bring the problem of ghost gear (i.e. used, discarded fishing nets, … more

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Forget the car sticker and the twice yearly magazine. Join the WCA and play an active role in protecting whales and dolphins. Become a genuine Partner with voting powers and a say in the key decisions. Together (and with your … more

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With one thousand whales and dolphins dying each day from man-made activities we must act now. We are a global community of like-minded people working together both locally and internationally. The WCA helps cetaceans from Argentina to Iceland, Australia to … more