Whale and Dolphin Conservation

WDC protect carbon-sequestering marine mammals through campaigns, lobbying, advising governments, conservation projects, field research, rescue and education.

At a glance:

  • Active in 14 ocean regions
  • Headquartered in Chippenham
  • 99 employees
  • Notable successes include analysing two-thirds of the ocean to identify 242 Important Marine Mammal Areas (IMMAs) recognised by international bodies including the Convention on Biological Diversity and the International Whaling Commission.

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