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Dead sperm whale in The Wash, East Anglia, England. © CSIP-ZSL.

What have dead whales ever done for us?

When dead whales wash up on dry land they provide a vital food source for...
Risso's dolphin © Andy Knight

We’re getting to know Risso’s dolphins in Scotland so we can protect them

Citizen scientists in Scotland are helping us better understand Risso's dolphins by sending us their...
Pilot whales pooing © Christopher Swann

Talking crap and carcasses to protect our planet

We know we need to save the whale to save the world because they are...
Fin whale (balaenoptera physalus) Three fin whales Gulf of California.

Speaking truth to power – my week giving whales a voice

The International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting is where governments come together to make decisions about whaling...

Why do whales and dolphins strand on beaches?

People often ask me 'why' whales and dolphins do one thing or another.  I'm a...
A spinner dolphin leaping © Andrew Sutton/Eco2

Head in a spin – my incredible spinner dolphin encounter

Sri Lanka is home to at least 30 species of whales and dolphins, from the...
Orca (ID171) breaches off the coast of Scotland © Steve Truluck.

Watching whales and dolphins in the wild can be life changing

Whales and dolphins are too intelligent, too large and too mobile to ever thrive in...
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...

An evening in the 'Last Ocean'

I have just spent an incredible evening with Erich Hoyt, Rob Lott, Peter Hall, Mel Salmon and a cinema full of friends and colleagues with the Director of the Last Ocean. It was great catching up with some old friends, such as Claire Bass, Richard Page and Barbara Mass.

This film is an incredible exposé of a potential disaster in the Southern Ocean where an Olympic fishery for the tooth fish, or Chilean Sea Bass as some know it, is on the verge of destroying a pristine area. 

This is one of the last areas of the world where human impacts are minimal but growing. We can do something about it, CCAMLR is meeting in a few days in Germany and we can help affect the decisions they take.

Please help us and ASOC and the Last Ocean Trust protect this remarkable part of the world.