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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...

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,...

Back Up A Bit Charlie !

Hi Everyone,

I had my very big lens on the camera yesterday at Chanonry Point and I was right at the waters edge to get close up shots of fin and body markings of the dolphins. My namesake Charlie decides to get a bit silly and launches himself out of the water really close to the beach so I had no chance of getting all of him in the frame.

 photo CharlieCloseUp.jpg

Thanks Charlie…Sundance, Kesslet and Mischief were there too and a few others came near the Point in the rising tide but turned and headed back out to sea again. I need to catch up with Rainbow again, she hasn’t been around Chanonry since I photographed her on the 6th of this month – I’ll find her, don’t you worry.

Best Wishes,

Charlie.

About Charlie Phillips

Field officer - Adopt a Dolphin