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Planet Earth needs whales

Fin whale at surface

Planet Earth needs whales

Kidzone – quick links Fun Facts Our Goals Curious kids Kids blogs Fantastic fundraisers Gallery Whales are Climate Giants – in other words, they play a gigantic role in fighting climate change, and we need many, many more whales swimming in the ocean to make the most of this whale super-power! During commercial whaling years,…

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Blow of a blue whale

What are whales doing when they…

Kidzone – quick links Fun Facts Our Goals Curious kids Kids blogs Fantastic fundraisers Gallery Breach A whale breaching or jumping out of the water is an incredible sight to see. The whale launches most, or all of their body out of the water headfirst and lands with a huge splash. The crash can be…

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The unicorn of the sea - the narwhal

Uk considers extending ivory ban to orcas, narwhals and sperm whales

The UK government is consulting with the public on whether to extend its forthcoming Ivory Act to cover other species including narwhals, orcas and sperm whales. While ivory from elephants was the initial focus of the Act, which would ban any trade (including hire) in products, irrespective of age, the government also received concerns about…

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Rescuers try to persuade whales to leave loch ahead of military exercise

Northern bottlenose whale © https://www.facebook.com/SteveTruluckAtSea/ A rescue team and local volunteers are urgently working to encourage a group of northern bottlenose whales to leave a stretch of coast in western Scotland ahead of the Joint Warrior military manoeuvres planned to start in the area this weekend. The whales have been regularly seen over recent weeks…

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