Basque sailors led the commercial whaling trade for centuries, but what impact did this have on the Basque coast’s maritime heritage and whale populations?
The Azores awarded Whale Heritage Site status
The Azores is now the second fully certified Whale Heritage Site in Europe, and one of only six Whale Heritage Sites worldwide.
Arctic Whaling at Hull Maritime Museum
Hull Maritime Museum’s collection offers unique insight into the historic Arctic whaling industry of Hull.
Celebrating cetaceans in Indigenous cultures
On the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we’re celebrating the importance of cetaceans in Indigenous cultures!
Sparkly eyes and faces beaming with joy
WCA Trustee Titia tells us about her visit to Tenerife-La Gomera Whale Heritage Site and reflects on the magic of responsible whale watching.
Update from Raggy Charters on tackling fuel transfers in Algoa Bay
WCA Partner Raggy Charters celebrate a recent success protecting Algoa Bay Whale Heritage Site from dangerous ship-to-ship fuel transfers.
Hauling Up Solutions: working together to reduce bycatch
Thea Taylor, Sussex Dolphin Project Lead, shares her experience of attending a workshop on bycatch solutions.
WCA joins global coalition against bottom trawling
The WCA has joined the Transform Bottom Trawling coalition and is calling for a globally reduced bottom trawling footprint by 2030.
Charismatic Encounters: a new research project
The WCA is excited to announce that we’re working on a new, international research project!
Bottlenose dolphins receive protection in new sanctuary
A marine mammal sanctuary has been declared in Te Pēwhairangi / Bay of Islands, New Zealand.