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Love Japan, love the Olympics, love whales – why Japan needs to stop killing whales to save the planet

In times of crisis it's important to have opportunities to take our minds off things. The Olympic Games provide just that for many of us...
Watching dolphins from the WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre © WDC/Charlie Phillips

Dolphins galore – a different kind of summer on Scotland’s Moray Firth

We've spotted so many bottlenose dolphins here at the WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre over the past few months. WDC staff get just as excited as...
Plastic pollution on beach

Plastic Free July – choose to refuse

Plastic is everywhere. When I look around me, I see a gazillion things made of plastic: my computer, my watch, pens, lights, clothes … the...
Dolphin using a sponge as a tool

Did you know dolphins use tools? Meet the Shark Bay spongers …

Like humans, dolphins live in societies with unique cultures. Like us, they bond with others who share similar traditions and habits. In Shark Bay, Australia,...

Shameful whale experiments in Norway – what we know and why they must stop

As football fans settle down to enjoy a beer, a barbeque and the opening games of the Euros, my thoughts are centred on a remote...

One world ocean – why we need to think globally and act locally

On World Ocean(s) Day let's remember that there is only one ocean on our world. All the water flows through one connected system and this...