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Give the ocean a chance – our message from the UN Ocean Conference

I'm looking out over the River Tejo in Lisbon, Portugal, reflecting on the astounding resilience...
We need whale poo 📷 WDC NA

Whales are our climate allies – meet the scientists busy proving it

At Whale and Dolphin Conservation, we're working hard to bring whales and the ocean into...
Humpback whale underwater

Climate giants – how whales can help save the world

We know that whales, dolphins and porpoises are amazing beings with complex social and family...
Black Sea common dolphins © Elena Gladilina

The dolphin and porpoise casualties of the war in Ukraine

Rare, threatened subspecies of dolphins and porpoises live in the Black Sea along Ukraine's coast....
WDC's Ed Fox, Chris Butler-Stroud and Carla Boreham take a message from the ocean to parliament

Taking a message from the ocean to parliament

It's a sad fact that whales and dolphins don't vote in human elections, but I...
Minke whale © Ursula Tscherter - ORES

The whale trappers are back with their cruel experiment

Anyone walking past my window might have heard my groan of disbelief at the news...
Boto © Fernando Trujillo

Meet the legendary pink river dolphins

Botos don't look or live like other dolphins. Flamingo-pink all over with super-skinny snouts and...
Tokitae in captivity

Talking to TUI – will they stop supporting whale and dolphin captivity?

Last Thursday I travelled to Berlin for a long-anticipated meeting with TUI senior executives. I...

Nice Lunch Rainbow !

Hi Everyone,

I had a VERY rough and windy session with the dolphins this morning at Chanonry, my colleagues Judy and Stine from head office joined me on the beach and were thrilled to see around seven dolphins hunting in the surf. Good old Rainbow had just caught a cracker of a fish and I managed to get a few sharp frames with her and the salmon hanging out of her mouth.

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©WDCS/Charlie Phillips

I was very pleased at how many good shots I was able to get through all the choppy waves and spray, my new camera body is behaving itself beautifully although trying to keep the big telephoto lens steady this morning in the strong wind after three hours made my left arm feel like a bit of overcooked spaghetti !

Best Wishes,

Charlie.

About Charlie Phillips

Field officer - Adopt a Dolphin