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Dolphins with keepers in the new Windsor Safari Park. Image: PA Images/Alamy Stock Photo

Three decades on from UK’s last dolphin show, what needs to change?

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Three decades on from UK’s last dolphin show, what needs to change?

By Rob Lott / 8th March 2023

The UK hasn’t had captive whales and dolphins on display for 30 years, but it’s not illegal in the UK to keep whales and dolphins…

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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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