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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,...

Moonlight and Baby Pop By…

Hi Everyone,

I have finally managed to see Moonlight and her baby that she had last year, and both of them are looking super although her baby looks as though he or she has been on the receiving end of a bite around the nose – ouch…wonder what happened there?

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They were with another fourteen or so dolphins that came hunting at Chanonry Point last evening, and what an evening it was – lovely light for photography but a gale force wind and salt spray going everywhere ! Sundance, Mischief were there and I’m sure Rainbow was around too but I just couldn’t get a sharp photo of her and her youngster. Better luck next time.

Best Wishes,

Charlie.

About Charlie Phillips

Field officer - Adopt a Dolphin