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Salmon at Work(shop)

Recently I attended a joint Orca and Salmon Recovery workshop in Vancouver, BC – a meeting of the minds between orca experts and salmon ones, talking about how we can save both.  The relationship between the two species is a close one, and recovery of both is intertwined and complex.  In the past, groups working…

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Perpetrator of dolphin crime found

In what might have been a positive turn of events in solving the most recent and shocking dolphin crime in Florida’s Gulf region has turned bittersweet in the midst of news confirming that the perpetrator of this intentional act was underage. The youth admitted to the crime through a written confession, and the weapon was…

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Celebrating amazing orca and humpback images from Norway

I have the pleasure of introducing another guest blog from long-term WDC supporter and volunteer speaker, Clare McEnally. Clare’s relationship with WDC began 16 years ago when she went dolphin watching with her family in Scotland. Clare currently lives in Norway and is studying the Norwegian language with the longer term aim of studying for a masters…

Seasons Greetings…

Hi Everyone, May I take this opportunity to thank all of you who, over the past year through e-mails, Tweets, Facebook likes, Blog comments and yes… even meeting me in person on the beach at Chanonry, North Kessock or at our Scottish Dolphin Centre at Spey Bay – have made my working year such a…

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Citizens in Science – meet the Dolphin Watchers of Kangaroo Island

This blog post is written by volunteer Charlotte Foster, who has spent the past few months in Australia… G’day! Two and a half months into my travels and it’s strange to think my time in Australia is up. This blog looks back over a particularly fond 6 days with citizen science-based project ‘Dolphin Watch’, the inspirational…

Orcas and the Klamath

WDC is grateful to our guest bloggers and value their contributions to conservation. The views and opinions expressed by our guest bloggers are those of the author, and do not necessarily represent those of, and should not be attributed to, WDC. The Klamath and Killer Whales By Steve Rothert, California director for American Rivers The…