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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

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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

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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...

Earth Day Q&A with Waipapa Bay Wines’ marketing director, Fran Draper

We've been partnered with Waipapa Bay Wines since 2019 so for this year's Earth Day,...
Orcas at the seabed

The secrets of orca beach life

Rubbing on smooth pebbles is a generations-old cultural tradition for a particular group of orcas...

Clever Girl Rainbow !

Hi Everyone,

Well, it’s my pleasure to announce that our lovely Rainbow has has a beautiful new baby, born just over a week ago. I’ve been watching her carefully and this morning was my fourth photo encounter with them together, yesterday they were with a big group in Kessock and the previous few days they have been around at Chanonry.

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©WDCS/Charlie Phillips

You may remember that Rainbow and Moonlight had babies in 2010 but Rainbows last calf didn’t survive it’s first winter – very, very sad, but this happens now and again. I’m keeping my finger and toes crossed that all goes well with this gorgeous little bundle of fun. Keep up with Rainbow and her new baby with my Tweets on Twitter and on the Fanofadoptadolphin Facebook page.

Best Wishes,

Charlie.

About Charlie Phillips

Field officer - Adopt a Dolphin