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Whale Trips: First stop - meeting sperm whales off Iceland!

I’m delighted to present a guest blog by Oliver Dirr, a German writer, tourism expert and passionate traveller!  Oliver and his wife Theresa recently - in his words - “went on a trip around the world to meet some whales and learn about whale watching. First stop: the sperm whales off Iceland.”

Really Wild Weather...

It a real tempest out there in the waters of the Moray Firth today. People often ask "What do dolphins do in bad weather?" and the simple answer is...they just dive down a few feet and all is relatively serene and calm compared to what its like at the surface.

Mischief Visits Aberdeen...

One of WDC'S intrepid Shorewatchers - Monika Carrie, has been sending me dorsal fin photos of some of the many Bottlenose dolphins that her and fellow Shorewatcher Walter Innes have been seeing and photographing recently hunting around the Aberdeen Harbour area.

Whales and History

The Azores are a renowned hot spot for encountering marine wildlife, including the majestic sperm whale. Holly from WDC’s travel partner Off the Map Travel recently visited the Azores to see first-hand how the islands have moved away from the dark days of whaling, to a brighter future embracing responsible whale watching.

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