Sadie Gorvett (Education Intern) recalls her most memorable times as an intern at the Scottish Dolphin Centre.
I often get sent photos of Bottlenose dolphins from all over Scotland to look at to see if I can identify them, and thanks to the images sent to me by Mr Douglas Gordon of Portmahomack, who was on a fishing trip in the Dornoch Firth (about 25km away from the Cromarty Firth) onboard a small boat last Sunday (8th) - I know where big WDC
Time has flown and it’s almost time to say farewell to the Isle of Lewis and all the whales, dolphins and porpoises who call these waters home. Although it’s been a bit of a mixed bag weather wise, we’ve managed to get out on the water a surprising amount of times and every time been treated to some whale and dolphin delights.
Emily Burton, one of our fantastic volunteers at the Scottish Dolphin Centre, gives an update on the Scottish Dolphin Centre's efforts to reduce its plastic waste.
12.7 million tons of plastic is dumped into the sea each year. That’s the equivalent of a full bin lorry every single minute. -Greenpeace
By Sarah Sheldon, WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre's Guide and Events intern.
It was a slow start to this seasons fieldwork here on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides.
It's getting quieter and quieter by the day for dolphins sightings arond the inner Moray Firth and you have go do a bit of travelling around to see any of the bigger groups - there are a few 1's and 2's dolphin combinations travelling around like Kesslet and Charlie or Zephyr and young ZuZu and recently while out on a trip we came across Scoopy or "Flosse" as he is called by our
The Center for Whale Research (CWR) made the sad determination yesterday that 2-year old Sonic (J52) is now deceased. This is the second death for the critically endangered Southern Resident orca population this year, after a summer in which they were
With hurricanes Irma and Maria causing devastation to Caribbean islands and the US coasts, we’ve been very concerned for dolphins and orcas held captive in marine parks in these regions.