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Julia Pix

Communications manager - Public Engagement

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Cutting it with citizen science – following a whale from the Caribbean to the Arctic via Scotland

By Julia Pix / 26th February 2020

Steve Truluck is a whale watching guide and skipper for Hebridean Whale Cruises, Gairloch, Scotland. He began his journey into the wonderful world of whales…

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The pingers and the porpoise – preventing deaths in fishing nets in Cornwall

By Julia Pix / 16th January 2020

When a porpoise or dolphin swims into a fishing net, rope or line, they can quickly become entangled. Like us, they breathe air, and so…

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US aquarium wants to import belugas from Canada

By Julia Pix / 28th November 2019

Mystic Aquarium, in the US state of Connecticut, has applied to import five young beluga whales from Marineland in Canada for research, claiming they cannot study…

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Bringing home the misery of orca captivity

By Julia Pix / 22nd November 2019

Emma Stallworthy and Caroline Willis spent much of 2019 as residential volunteers at our Scottish Dolphin Centre. Part of their role was to run the…

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My wonderful week as a dolphin research volunteer

By Julia Pix / 18th October 2019

Joelle Davies has always wanted to join our research team in Wales on their annual dolphin and porpoise survey. This year she made it happen…

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How one of our supporters played a major role in persuading British Airways to say ‘goodbye’ to SeaWorld

By Julia Pix / 30th August 2019

Back in 2014, I asked WDC supporter, Kathleen Haase, if she would like to help us persuade British Airways to stop selling tickets to SeaWorld…

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