We are getting nearer to a big announcement about where our sanctuary for ex-captive beluga whales will be. In the meantime, we’re making great progress.
Back in January I made a trip to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines for education programming work. In April, it was their turn to come up to us here in Massachusetts!
To celebrate World Ocean's Day on Thursday 8th June, eBay.co.uk are enabling shoppers to donate to WDC at the checkout, through the PayPal giving fund.
It was lovely to see two of the WDC Adoption dolphins - Moonlight and Mischief - in close to the beach at Chanonry Point yesterday and despite the strong and very cold North-Easterly wind the light was lovely and good for photography, great for picking out fine details on the dorsal fins of the dolphins - this is h
Southern Resident orcas spend a lot of their time in the winter and spring months off the coasts of Washington, Oregon, and California, foraging for their favorite prey – Chinook salmon - from the great salmon rivers of the West Coast. Sadly, these salmon populations have been declining since major settlem
In the first few days of 2016 came the depressing news that a female orca had been found washed ashore dead on the Hebridean island of Tiree off the west coast of Scotland.
Sadly we think that Kesslet has lost her latest baby at around 7 months old as it has been over two weeks now with no sightings of a cute little dinky dorsal fin next to either Kesslet or Charlie. Dolphins calves at this age are still very maternally dependant and couldn't survive on their own.
Ahead of the UK's general election on 8th June, WDC recommends three achievable and critical steps to directly improve the welfare and protection of whales, dolphins and porpoises in the next Parliament.
Migratory salmon are being caught more regularly now at Chanonry Point by the resident dolphins including some of the WDC Adopt a Dolphin stars but possibly the most famous dolphin that catches fish locally is lovely "Zephyr" as she often catches fish that are a little too big to be swallowed right away.