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Uncovering the dark side of captivity

By Rob Lott / 27th September 2022

Last week we launched our major new campaign to reveal and uncover the dark side of captivity, and call on tourism giant TUI, and the…

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My amazing week watching orcas in Scotland

By Rob Lott / 9th August 2022

Orca Watch’s 10th anniversary event in the far north of Scotland was exhilarating with a fantastic crowd, wonderful weather and incredible orca sightings. After the…

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Talking to TUI – will they stop supporting whale and dolphin captivity?

By Rob Lott / 3rd May 2022

Last Thursday I travelled to Berlin for a long-anticipated meeting with TUI senior executives. I was there to hand over our petition, signed by more…

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Surviving not living. Why we have to end lockdown for captive whales and dolphins

By Rob Lott / 7th September 2021

I first visited OrcaLab in British Columbia over 30 years ago and vividly remember my orca encounter there on one of those stunningly beautiful summer…

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Time and tide – orca seasons around the British Isles

By Rob Lott / 21st July 2020

The world feels very strange for most of us as we adjust to a new normal with altered routines and a different way of living. …

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Why are there no captive whales or dolphins in the UK?

By Rob Lott / 30th June 2020

It’s a source of enormous pride to me that the UK hasn’t had a facility holding captive whales or dolphins for over 25 years. I…

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