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More important ocean areas for whales and dolphin protection identified

Scientists and observers from many different countries have identified and mapped 36 new Important Marine...
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Las Vegas dolphin facility to close

Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat in Las Vegas is to permanently close....

WDC citizen science project nominated for Scottish nature award

The success of WDC's Shorewatch programme was acknowledged recently after being nominated in the Citizen...

Whale meat fetches record high at Japan auction

Sei whale meat is being sold at a record high in Japan according media reports...

Rare Sei Whale Found On Scottish Coastline

A rare Sei whale has stranded along the Angus coast south of Arbroath, Scotland following recent reports of a large whale in trouble close inshore at St Andrew’s. A post-mortem examination will be carried out on the dead animal which may have been hit by a boat.

 

Although they can been seen in Scottish waters they are typically a deep water species and have only been seen a handful of times in the past in the region.