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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,...

Moray Firth Dolphin Sightings Update

My dolphin “season” is getting busier by the day as more of the regularly seen dolphins re-appear after the winter. Great news is that I have spotted two more of the Adopt a Dolphin stars, Rainbow and Moonlight, very recently plus Mischief and Sundance have been around the Inner Firth for a while now – as has Kesslet, who, as you can see is the life and soul of the party as usual !

Another bit of exciting new just in from Barbara from the Aberdeen University Lighthouse Field Station is that Spirit’s daughter Sparkle has a baby with her, likely born late last autumn so it looks as though Spirit (whom I haven’t spotted just yet) is a young Granny !

About Charlie Phillips

Field officer - Adopt a Dolphin