The COVID crisis emphasized the need to build resilience of small-scale fishing communities.

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From her home above the waters of Mai Root, one of many traditional fishing villages dotting the coasts of eastern Thailand, Mayuree Thammachat’s voice breaks as she speaks.

“Nobody is buying our fish, we cannot go out…

By Chris Johnson, Global Lead, WWF Protecting Whales & Dolphins Initiative

Studying humpback whales with drones and digital tags along the Antarctic Peninsula. Photo © Duke…

WWF has been working with partners to conserve whales for over 50 years. They are awe-inspiring, yet difficult to study in the open ocean. Because of this, their distribution and critical ocean habitats — areas where they feed, mate…

By Chris Johnson, Global Lead, WWF Protecting Whales and Dolphins Initiative

North Atlantic right whale off Grand Manan Island, Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. ©…

Earlier this week, experts released a new population estimate for North Atlantic right whales, raising alarm that the iconic species is at the lowest point in about 20 years, numbering only 366 individuals, an 8% decline in one year.

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