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Holiday Special 2: Adoption + Bracelet Bundle

Published: December 02, 2020
For just $49, including shipping*, receive a Adopt-A-Wild-Dolphin print kit and DCP-Edition Dolphin Wanderer Bracelet. This bracelet features DCP's colors and is only available directly…

Holiday Special 1: Free Hoo-rag or Trading Cards!

Published: November 24, 2020
All Adopt-A-Wild-Dolphin Print Kit, Patron Adoption Kit (print or electronic) or T-Shirt orders received between 23 Nov - 1 Dec will get a choice of…

Bimini 2021 Ecotour!

Published: November 16, 2020
11 - 16 July 2021 Our research & education efforts on Bimini were effectively paused on Bimini in 2020. But, we are hopeful travel will…

Special US Tax Break

Published: November 09, 2020
Donate now to utilize the 2020 one-time $300 charitable donation deduction authorized by the CARES Act (talk to your tax professional for details). Click here…

Pausing Pay It Forward

Published: September 08, 2020
Thank you everyone who participated in our "Pay It Forward" Adopt-A-Wild-Dolphin campaign! We hope everyone enjoyed their adoption "e-kits." After 5 months of donated e-kits,…

Congrats, Dr. Nicole!

Published: August 31, 2020
Earlier today, our PhD student, Nicole Danaher-Garcia successfully defended her dissertation! Using data from 2003 – 2018, Nicole successfully painted a picture of the social…

Webinars Return September 2020!

Published: August 26, 2020
Guess what?! DCP Webinars will be back with brand new content in September! Woo-who! Dolphin Lessons will be scheduled most 1st and 3rd Tuesdays each…

An International Master in Large Marine Vertebrates Sciences!

Published: August 20, 2020
A new international Master Program on Large Marine Vertebrates is now open from the University of Bologna. You can find a short description of the…

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Dolphin Communication Project
P.O. Box 7485
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