Posts by Lorna Hall

We take whales and dolphins to Scottish Parliament

Me with the WDC stand at parliament I’m the education officer at WDC’s Scottish Dolphin Centre and I’ve just spent a week in Scottish Parliament Holyrood in Edinburgh, with my colleague, WDC Policy Officer, Katie Dyke, chatting with Members of Scottish Parliament (MSPs) to showcase WDC’s work in Scotland and inspire them to help protect…

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A message from the deep

This blog was written by WDC interns at the Scottish Dolphin Centre; Emily, Sadie, Emma and Anna to highlight the problem of plastic pollution. They set themselves a challenge to go plastic free and here they share their experience, struggles and successes.  In December 2015 a Cuvier’s Beaked Whale stranded on the Isle of Skye…

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Unexpected Guests: Pilot Whales in the Moray Firth

From WDC information officer, Sam Flood. Long-finned Pilot Whales are curious cetaceans. They are known for their peculiar, bulbous heads and, as the name suggests, elongated fins. Living in close-knit groups, they can often be seen clustered together – almost on top of each other, jostling for position and yet appearing to huddle for comfort…

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Education with a Porpoise #2 – An Education Blog Series

WDC is an international leader in educating and exciting people of all ages about whales and dolphins, and this summer we were the proud recipients of the ASCOBANS Outreach and Education Award. With offices in five different countries and a visitor centre in Scotland, we reach a wide audience and carry out many different education…

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WDC at Scottish Parliament

On Monday 16th February, we, Lorna (Education officer) and Katie (Conservation officer),  along with our Edinburgh based colleague Sarah Dolman, took a little trip to the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh to take part in the Scottish Environment Festival 2015 run by Scottish Environment LINK, the forum for Scotland’s voluntary environment organisations, of which WDC is…

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