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Choose a named dolphin, humpback or orca to adopt.

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Adopt now!

Choose a named dolphin, humpback or orca to adopt.

Get regular updates with fascinating insights into their lives. Receive magazines, stickers, badges and more…

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Flippin' Awesome

Celebrating the wonderful world of whales & dolphins

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Species Guide

Find out in-depth information about many of these amazing creatures and the lives they lead in the wild.

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Secret lives under the sea

Whale and dolphins are superbly adapted for life in the marine environment.

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How we help whales & dolphins

WDC has 30 years experience of funding vital conservation and research projects.

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Facts, figures, videos & more

Which whale is the biggest? The fastest dolphin? The deepest diver? Discover the record breakers.

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:

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End captivity

Whales and dolphins have a right to live free and healthy lives. These highly intelligent individuals should not suffer for human entertainment.

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Stop whaling

Commercial whaling is illegal. And yet, every year, Japan, Norway and Iceland kill around 1,500 whales.

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Create healthy seas

Commercial fishing, oil and gas drilling, and shipping are threatening the lives of whales and dolphins.

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Prevent deaths in nets

Hundreds of thousands of whales and dolphins are accidentally caught and killed by commercial fishing fleets every year.

Whales play a vital role in the health of our planet and have the right to life & freedom.

(This is the foundation of all our work)

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Coordinated teams on a worldwide mission

We’re protecting whales and dolphins with a truly global effort. Our teams in the UK, USA, Australia, South America and Germany work together.

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