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Kiska the orca

Real stories from the dark side of captivity

Since we launched our campaign, we've been talking a lot about what a dark place...
Theo's rubbish collection

WDC Dolphin Defender Theo awarded BBC Climate Champion Award

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Uncovering the dark side of captivity

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Bottlenose dolphins © Christopher Swann

On the anniversary of the massacre of 1,423 dolphins, what’s changed?

One year ago today, 1,423 Atlantic white-sided dolphins, including mothers with calves and pregnant females,...
Sperm whale (physeter macrocephalus) Gulf of California. The tail of a sperm whale.

To protect whales, we must stop ignoring the high seas

Almost two-thirds of the ocean, or 95% of the habitable space on Earth, are sloshing...
A dolphin plays in front of the WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre at Spey Bay

Sharing our Spey Bay stories – tell us yours

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Did orcas help rescue entangled humpback whale?

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An orca named 'Hulk' off Caithness, Scotland

My amazing week watching orcas in Scotland

Orca Watch's 10th anniversary event in the far north of Scotland was exhilarating with a...

It's All Gone Quiet Again 2…

Hi Everyone,

We are nearly into October and as expected the dolphin activity around Kessock and Chanonry has dropped away to almost nothing. There are still Herring and Mackerel about but those fish shoals are moving back out to sea again, out of sight of most people along the coast and the dolphins are following them. It’s time for me to switch to “winter mode” and do observations along the coast to catch a glimpse of any dolphins that might be travelling through the area – weather depending of course (this last week has been really rubbish weather) and hopefully getting any photographs that I can.

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©WDCS/Charlie Phillips

Remember to check out the Facebook page and my Tweets as well as this blog to see what is going on into the winter months.

Best Wishes,

Charlie.

About Charlie Phillips

Field officer - Adopt a Dolphin