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Real lives lost – the true dolphin, porpoise and whale stories behind the bycatch statistics

Julia Pix

Communications manager - Public Engagement

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Real lives lost – the true dolphin, porpoise and whale stories behind the bycatch statistics

By Julia Pix / 2nd March 2021

Every dolphin, porpoise and whale who dies in fishing gear was an individual with their own life story. They probably had a family and friends,…

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Whales and dolphins have flippin’ awesome support bubbles

By Julia Pix / 16th February 2021

Friends and family all get involved in bringing up the younger generation of whales and dolphins. Losing the childcare provided by our extended families, childminders,…

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Joy and sadness watching Hector’s dolphins in their wild place

By Julia Pix / 2nd February 2021

The widening estuary is deserted…  it was not always like this – a rusting trypot from busy whaling days lies askew on the bank. This…

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Covid and conservation – how we protected whales and dolphins together in 2020

By Julia Pix / 19th January 2021

© V. Mignon As we begin a new year, our chair of trustees, Lisa Drewe, wanted to share with you her reflections on 2020 and…

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Save the whales, save the world – convincing governments that whales will help us fight the climate crisis

By Julia Pix / 5th January 2021

Whales and dolphins are awesome. They are intelligent, self-aware, socially complex and they need and deserve our protection. But, did you know they are also…

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Belugas take little steps to new life in sanctuary home

By Julia Pix / 15th December 2020

The whales made good progress in their care pools in the bay and in September were released to explore the wider sanctuary. Their first swims…

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